This approach to conflict is based on a simple premise: the people ultimately in the best position to determine the wisest solution to a dispute are those who created and are living with the problem. Although they will likely need support to help them find a productive and constructive way to work together, to understand their conflict and the possibilities for resolving it; they hold the key to reaching a resolution that best serves them both.
Michael Lonich works closely with parties to help them shape the decisions that will be drafted into the marital settlement agreement. In addition to handling divorce mediations, he has extensive experience in handling business law litigation. He draws on his business background when mediating divorce matters for business owners, executives, foreign nationals and their spouses.
When opting for divorce mediation, we always recommend that people hire a lawyer to review the final documents. Hiring a lawyer to review mediation documents is not antithetical to the mediation process; it can be an important step in making sure your personal interests are protected.