There are two ways to proceed with any divorce case in Illinois:
- Settlement negotiations; or
Litigation is what you think of when you hear the word “divorce.” It’s where you’ll spend seemingly endless hours in court, pay a small fortune, and deal with a contentious, disagreeable negotiation for months, if not years. This makes it no surprise why most couples, when they can, choose to settle their case rather than litigate.
One of the most popular methods to reach a settlement is mediation. In this article, we’ll cover all the basics of this process, including:
- What is mediation?
- How the process works; and
- Common questions individuals have about this process