You will never be required to talk directly to your former partner at a mediation if that is not your preference.
Mediations can take place with or without lawyers present.
Mediations can occur with both parties and their lawyers all in the one room with a mediator or by way of shuttle, that is the mediator moving between both parties who can be in separate rooms or, if required, separate buildings! Clients can choose to speak directly via the mediator at a mediation or to speak only via their lawyers.
Mediations and mediators offer a cost effective and efficient means of attempting a settlement and can be adapted to suit the needs and wants of the parties.
Written by Pearsons Family Law.