Family mediators help families settle conflicts and disagreements without going to court.
Mediators do not take sides or make decisions. Instead, they help each party understand the other's concerns, explore options, and agree on solutions.
Family mediators are often called in when a couple decides to end their relationship. They help the ex-partners work out arrangements regarding children, property, and finances.
But while divorce is a common family mediator practice area, it's not the only one. In fact, a variety of specializations exist within the field.
In this post, we explore 4 major practice areas in family mediation - and some helpful information on getting started in this career.