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Mediation written on blocksThis is the first post in a series of articles discussing private mediation in Las Vegas, Nevada child custody matters. Many people have heard about mediation as an alternative way to resolve legal disputes. Some may not be aware, however, that private mediation may be available to Las Vegas residents engaged in custody cases. The goal of this series is to provide general information about private mediation and distinguish between litigation or other dispute resolution proceedings. Custody battles can be overwhelming, expensive and stressful. Hiring an attorney to provide private mediation services may help you avoid the perils of a traditional custody hearing. If you need assistance, contact my office today to speak with an attorney.

This series will address the following key subjects:

  • An overview of the private mediation process in custody matters
  • The benefits of private mediation
  • What to expect during a private mediation

Parents engaged in a child custody dispute should consider private mediation as a potential method for resolving their differences. They should understand these key points while evaluating this option. First, it is important to have a basic understanding of the mediation process. A private mediation session differs from the mediation program administered by Clark County Family Court and from traditional litigation. Second, there are a variety of benefits to resolving a dispute through the private mediation process. Saving time, money, and aggravation are among them. Third, if a family elects to participate in private mediation, both parents should understand what to expect from the process.

I am a lawyer who conducts private mediations. I have significant family law experience dealing with divorce, custody, child support, and relocation requests among others. If you need assistance with a custody matter and are considering private mediation, contact my office today to speak to a Las Vegas attorney and mediator.

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