A mediator is hired by both parties.  A mediator assists parties in the negotiation of a settlement.  A mediator educates parties on the law and facilitates discussions, without advocating for either party.

Divorce Coaching

When parties are representing themselves, it is helpful to employ a divorce coach to provide guidance in the legal process. 

Collaborative Law

Collaborative divorce involves a team approach.  Each side is represented by a collaborative attorney, with the goal to settle the case without going to court.