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How to Make Your Divorce More Affordable

By Andrew Farley, LLC  Mar. 20, 2013 2:18p

Everyone knows that divorce can be messy, grim, overly stressful, and financially devastating. Why you should have to pay enormous sums for a process that is so upsetting is one question you should ask if you are contemplating a divorce. For those who choose to divorce the old-fashioned way, which is through litigation in the courts, spending large sums of money may not be preventable. But for those looking for a more affordable option and one that is healthier all around for you, your soon-to-be ex-spouse, and your children, divorce mediation should be considered. This is the option that is less expensive in terms of time, money, stress, and emotional trauma.

In divorce mediation, instead of both parties having their own attorneys who will battle it out in court, the divorcing couple works with a single mediator. All that is required is an agreement that they will make the attempt to work things out together, with the help of the mediator, outside the courtroom. With the willingness to cooperate, the two parties can hammer out an agreement on the issues which need to be resolved before the divorce can be finalized. They can do this at their own pace on a schedule that works for them. The mediator's job is to facilitate the process, helping the parties to engage in constructive communication and to avoid the pitfalls of blame, criticism, and other negatives. By trusting in the process of mediation and working through their issues, the divorcing parties retain control of how these issues will be resolved while keeping the cost of the whole process at a more affordable level.

Divorce Attorney in Lexington, South Carolina

Choosing an attorney who can be trusted to satisfactorily handle your divorce can be difficult. Many law firms may be available though not all will offer the option of divorce mediation. At the Law Offices of Andrew Farley, LLC, serving individuals and families in and around Lexington, you have the option of divorce mediation as well as divorce representation in the courts. Mr. Farley and his legal team provide compassionate, personalized, and skilled legal assistance with divorce and family law matters of all kinds, including child custody, child support, paternity, property division, relocation, spousal support, visitation, and more.

The firm is available 24/7 and will guide you through whatever legal process you are involved in, from start to finish, with the care and attention you deserve. Get all of your questions answered, learn what legal factors will impact your case, and find out what a trusted attorney can do to help you by contacting the firm today or visiting their website at

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