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A Respected Mediation Attorney In Howard County

For divorcing couples interested in solving their issues without the added stress of litigation, the mediation process may be an option. Mediation allows couples to work out their disputes in private with the help of a neutral facilitator.

As an experienced mediator, family law attorney Margaret Oliver can answer any questions you have and help you determine if mediation is the right choice for you and your spouse. Margaret can assist you either as your attorney providing you with legal advice through the mediation process OR as the mediator working with you and your spouse/partner to facilitate a resolution. With 20 years of legal experience, she has helped countless families in Howard County, Carroll County and Anne Arundel County, Maryland, and beyond reach settlements through mediation.

Contact her Columbia-based law firm, Oliver Leffler Law by calling 410-740-1180 to learn more or schedule a consultation.

The Benefits Of Mediation For Divorcing Couples

During the mediation process, you and your partner/spouse will sit down with your mediator, who will help you find areas of agreement and keep you working toward solutions for areas of disagreement, whether it is child custody, alimony or property division. Most couples who choose mediation to resolve their issues find that it is beneficial because it is an:

  • Affordable and efficient option for divorce
  • Allows you and your spouse/partner to work out your issues in private
  • Allows you and your spouse/partner to remain in control of the process

Studies show that both spouses are much more likely to honor mediated settlement agreements and modify them when necessary without conflict, reducing the possibility of future disputes. Additionally, by working together now, it can help you to work together in the future – a tremendous benefit if you have children. Courts order couples into mediation in nearly all cases.

Do Not Go Through Mediation Alone. Call Oliver Leffler Law.

Even if you and your spouse are working with another mediator, it is important to contact a lawyer like Margaret Oliver to make sure you do not agree to a settlement that will harm you now or in the future. Contact Oliver Leffler Law online or call 410-740-1180 to schedule a consultation.