What's happening to people’s legal problems during this pandemic? The courts are basically closed. For some people, that’s okay because their legal problems have taken a back seat to keeping their families safe and healthy.
But others are anxious to resolve their cases. They want to put the divorce behind them and move on with their lives.
In fact, the virus has created new legal problems. Some parents don’t see eye to eye about parenting under the “Stay at Home” rules. Others have lost their jobs and either need more child support or are unable to pay it.
Are you one of those people who has a court case and is anxious to resolve it? Are you looking for help just to figure out parenting time and child support over the next few months? If either sounds like you, where can you go to get help? I am happy to announce that I am conducting online mediations. Everyone appears online: you, your ex, and your lawyers if you have them.
So, what happens in mediation? I help you resolve your disputes. I provide a safe space where you can share your thoughts and feelings in hopes that the two of you can figure out a solution. I don’t make decisions for you, but I help problem solve. If you have a lawyer, your lawyer is encouraged to participate in the process.
Although most people probably would prefer face-to-face mediations, there are some advantages to online mediations: you can mediate from the comfort of your home and you don’t have to physically be in the same room as your ex. Best of all, you can do this now!