Mediation for High-Conflict Divorce: How to Find Resolution Amidst Tension

Mediation for High-Conflict Divorce: How to Find Resolution Amidst Tension

high-conflict divorceAlthough no divorce is easy, the idea of going through a high-conflict divorce can seem daunting and overwhelming. When the tension is particularly high with a couple prone to conflict, it tends to lead to prolonged court battles, making the divorce process emotionally and financially draining. But, there is a more productive, efficient, and amicable way for high-conflict couples to get a divorce – divorce mediation. High-conflict divorce mediation is a personalized approach to divorce that is specifically designed to assist couples in finding a resolution in a fair, caring, and cost-effective manner.

The Role of Mediators in High-Conflict Divorce

Mediators use a unique combination of legal and psychological expertise to help couples navigate the complex legal issues of divorce while also managing the emotional complexities of the process. This combination can be particularly beneficial for high-conflict divorce for these reasons: 

  • Informed Decision-Making: Mediators help divorcing couples make informed decisions by providing them with legal, financial, tax, and other important information that they need to understand the consequences of each decision.
  • Effective Communication and Negotiation: It is common for communication to break down during a high-conflict divorce. Mediators are experienced and skilled at facilitating productive communication and negotiation, ensuring that both parties have the opportunity to express their needs and concerns.
  • Exploring Options: Instead of offering a one-size-fits-all solution, mediators help couples explore different options for resolving their disagreements. By considering multiple approaches, couples can find creative solutions that are best suited to their unique circumstances.

Divorce Mediation: Finding Resolution Amidst Tension

Divorce mediation can help high-conflict couples find resolution in a compassionate and understanding environment. At Out of Court Solutions, our time-tested programs infused with law and psychology can help you navigate this challenging phase of life with dignity, respect, and care. Don’t let fear of conflict hold you back from getting the divorce you seek, embrace the possibility of a brighter future through divorce mediation.

About Oliver Ross

Oliver Ross, JD*, PhD founded Out-of-Court Solutions Inc. in 1995 and since then has mediated over 3,000 divorce and family matters. He is a select member of the Maricopa Superior Court Family Mediation roster