Some of the advantages of mediation Northamptonshire include;
(1) It is fast.
Unlike the court process that may take a lot of time even months, mediation can be done within a short time. The mediation sessions are fast and can be planned to fit into your busy schedule. The process doesn’t have to disrupt the normal family routine. The parties can speed up the process if they wish to unlike court procedures where one has to fully commit and follow the rules. It is very normal for the mediation process to take a short period of time and people know what they want and just need the results. It is very time-saving.
(2) It is less stressful.
Family conflict can be very stressful and the process of solving the conflict can be hard for the family. Mediation Northamptonshire is less straining as it is not done in a court or by force. People get into mediation willingly unlike court summons. It can be done in a relaxed location such as a garden or conference room the parties want. The parties involved do not have to argue or shout as they are more interested in coming to an agreement.
(3) It can save the family money.
When a family chooses to go through the court system Northamptonshire they have to be willing to spend money. There are legal fees to be paid and also transport bills which can be very costly and out of the budget. In mediation, the process is less costly because there are no legal bills to be paid such as lawyer fees. In fact, if a lawyer is to be used in the process the cost is relatively cheaper.
(4) It is a private process.
Family disputes are better of solved in private for the better of the family. Court sessions are very public and dealing with a problem under the spotlight can be hard. Court records can be accessed using the internet and the process is not confidential. Mediation takes place in a private location including only the necessary parties.
(5) It can be directed to specific issues.
Sometimes the problem can be one thing and mediation can be focused on a certain issue. If it is an of where the children will live or the school they will attend. Mediation Northamptonshire can help solve such a problem with precision. Mediation deals with contact orders and also residence order. There are also some don’ts that should be discussed in the process they are referred to as prohibited steps order.
(6) The arrangement and solution last longer.
Mediation is very effective as the parties are more likely to follow through their word because t is not forced. The agreement is based on their own terms and hence they are more concerned in the outcome. Mediation allows the parties involved to come to an agreement that they can actually fulfill. It focuses on the coming up with a solution rather than focusing on the past.
(7) It is preserved relationships.
For families that want to preserve their relationship, mediation can be very helpful. Disputes make the parties involved drift apart. If there are children involved maintaining the relationship can be very beneficial. All parties involved sit together and agree on a solution by listening to each other’s demands. Finances can be a problem during the family conflict. It includes dividing the houses, business assets, pension, and also the saving investments.