Divorce Mediation Services in Atlanta, Georgia
Settle your divorce without fighting in court. Mediation saves time,
money and stress by allowing spouses to resolve custody, child
support, property and debt disputes on their own terms. This
means an uncontested divorce can be completed quickly with
minimal legal fees.
Divorce Mediation is Atlanta, Georgia's alternative to "fighting it out"
in court. Utilized by family courts for years, Divorce Mediation allows
couples to plan confidentially how to end their marriage. Attorney
Mediator Julie Ernst-Fortin assists divorcing couples in resolving
disputes about custody, visitation, child support, alimony, and
dividing property and debts. When all issues are resolved, a divorce
mediation agreement is signed. It is then submitted to the Georgia
court to be made part of a Final Divorce Decree as part of an
uncontested divorce. Divorce Mediation also settles divorce cases
already in the court system.
Advantages of Divorce Mediation
When to Use Divorce Mediation
If a divorce has already been filed in Georgia, Divorce Mediation with
Attorney Mediator Julie Ernst-Fortin can be arranged through the court
system, or privately. In either case, attorneys are welcome in Divorce
Before a divorce case is filed, couples can use mediation to resolve all
issues with Attorney Mediator Julie Ernst-Fortin. Once an agreement is
signed, the couple can file an uncontested divorce case in the Georgia
courts themselves, or with the help of a divorce lawyer.
How Divorce Mediation Works
Once Divorce Mediation is scheduled, couples meet face-to-face with
Attorney Mediator Julie Ernst-Fortin. As mediator, she helps each
determine their interests and what issues need to be resolved. Each
spouse has the opportunity to speak confidentially about their concerns
regarding the divorce without the other spouse. Each issue is
discussed until resolved. After Divorce Mediation, a written agreement
is provided to the divorcing couple. If attorneys are not present, each
spouse has time to take the agreement to his or her own divorce lawyer
to review before it becomes binding.
Divorce Mediation in Atlanta, Georgia with Julie Ernst-Fortin
|Divorce Mediation saves time and money. |
|Once agreement is reached, there is no need |
for a court trial. A divorce that might take years
and cost thousands can be completed
quickly and inexpensively.
|Divorce Mediation allows couples to find |
|solutions that work better for their family than |
what a judge might order. Divorce Mediation
agreements address concerns unique to
each family, while both husband and wife are
more likely to get what they want.
|Divorce Mediation reduces stress. Fighting |
|through lawyers and preparing for trial takes |
an emotional toll. Settling through Divorce
Mediation allows everyone to move on with
their lives and focus on the future.
|Divorce Mediation can decrease conflict by |
|improving communication. This is especially |
important when couples must continue to co-
|Most Georgia courts require Divorce |
|Mediation. If you have a divorce case pending |
in the Georgia Courts, you will likely be
ordered to go to Divorce Mediation.
Divorce Mediation in Atlanta, Georgia
Julie Ernst-Fortin, PC
Attorney & Mediator
The Forum, Peachtree Pkwy.
"Did you know
80 percent of
court cases that
go to mediation