Resolving Divorce And Family Law Issues Through Mediation
Not all divorces are contentious and destructive of amicable relationships between spouses. Sometimes, divorcing spouses are able to come to an agreement on many of the applicable legal issues, such as alimony, child support and custody.
Family law mediation offers a less expensive alternative to traditional courtroom litigation, allowing spouses to work together – with the help of a mediator – to end a marriage.
At the Law Offices of Fred D. Crawford, IV, we assist individuals through divorce and other family law matters. To learn more about mediation and the many benefits it offers, please call our office in Redondo Beach at 310-421-4732.
Is Mediation Right For You?
Many people find that mediation is a less stressful and less costly alternative to courtroom litigation. Mediation is ideally suited for parties who are willing to work together to settle their legal matters. Through mediation, parties are often able to move through the divorce process while maintaining a positive working relationship with the other party.
Fred D. Crawford has more than 30 years of experience as a litigation attorney. As a seasoned mediator, he can help you address a wide variety of family law matters:
- Child support
- Child custody
- Property division
- Other family law issues
California Children With Special Needs
When divorcing spouses have a child with special needs, it is important to ensure that the child’s best interests are considered at all times. Mediation can be a very effective tool for parents who face child custody issues. It encourages flexibility and cooperation when making decisions that will affect the child and parents for a long time to come.
Mediator Fred Crawford is the father of an autistic son. He understands the challenges parents face in divorce, child custody and child support matters that involve special needs children. He offers insight and commitment to parents who strive to do what is best for their child.