When you are involved in a divorce or another family dispute, you will likely want to stay out of court. Engaging in litigation can be stressful, time-consuming and expensive. At Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C., we offer mediation as a path to settle property division, child custody, child support and other family law issues without litigation. With offices in Charlottesville, Palmyra and Harrisonburg, Virginia, our mediators are capable of diffusing animosity and finding solutions even in the most complex divorce situations.
If you are divorcing or are embroiled in conflict over such issues as property division, child custody or support, mediation allows you and your spouse to talk through each point of disagreement and find workable solutions with the help of a neutral third party. Individuals involved in a family dispute often find mediation beneficial because it is:
At Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C., our goal is to help you find satisfactory solutions without the expense or stress of court.
The mediation process typically moves through the following stages:
In some cases, mediation is not a feasible option for divorcing spouses. In cases of abuse or intimidation or failure to disclose financial assets, or if one spouse is intellectually or emotionally incapacitated, mediation may not work for you. In these instances, our skilled litigators can advocate for you in court.
We care. We facilitate. We help our clients put their lives back together. To see if family law mediation is right for you, speak with a mediator/attorney at Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C. Call 434-973-7474 or contact us online to schedule an appointment at our Charlottesville, Palmyra, Harrisonburg, or Staunton office.
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