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Resolving Family Law Matters Outside of Court

When confronted with a family law dispute, going to court isn’t always the best option. Litigation is often reserved as a last resort for disputes that can’t be resolved by any other means. Many times, however, mediation can successfully resolve family law disputes between reasonably amicable parties, which can save time, money, and heartache.

If you are looking for an alternative to litigation to resolve a legal dispute involving your family, Brandon Gardner & Associates, PLC can help.

Our founder, Attorney Brandon Gardner, is certified to mediate any domestic relations case in Michigan. Our legal team has more than 30 years of experience in alternative dispute resolution, which helps our clients reach resolutions without going to court. Our mediation services are also personalized to meet our clients’ unique needs and challenges, helping both parties strive toward mutually agreeable outcomes.

For more information or to request a free initial consultation with our domestic medication lawyers in Grand Rapids, don’t hesitate to reach out to Brandon Gardner & Associates, PLC today.

Submit an online contact form or call (616) 303-7444 to get started and learn about our competitive rates!

What Does Domestic Mediation Cover?

Domestic mediation can cover any family law dispute you may encounter, such as divorce, child custody, property division, and related legal matters.

Some of these issues can dovetail into each other, as in the case of a divorce that would necessarily require resolutions for child custody, property division, and other issues. Domestic mediation can also address any isolated family law matters that may arise.

How Does Domestic Mediation Work?

Domestic mediation works by having opposing parties to a dispute meet with a third-party mediator, who helps the parties come to an agreement. The mediator’s role is to facilitate discussions between parties without making decisions or offering legal advice that could favor either party.

Our founder at Brandon Gardner & Associates, PLC is a certified mediator in Michigan. With his support and the support of our other domestic mediation lawyers in Grand Rapids, resolving your family law dispute outside of court is possible.

Is Domestic Mediation Successful?

A majority of family law disputes are resolved through domestic mediation, which means it can be successful for a lot of people.

That said, mediation doesn’t always work. In situations where it doesn’t succeed, one or both opposing parties may be unwilling to make necessary concessions to reach an agreement. Complicated family dynamics and estates can also increase the level of challenges faced in domestic mediation.

Turning to litigation as the first-and-only solution, however, is generally inadvisable. Consider reaching out to our domestic mediation lawyers in Grand Rapids to learn more about this process.

Contact Brandon Gardner & Associates, PLC Today

When you need to resolve a family law dispute outside of court, choosing domestic mediation can be right for you. With more than three decades of experience, our legal team at Brandon Gardner & Associates, PLC is uniquely qualified to help you reach an agreeable outcome at competitive rates.

Learn more during a free initial consultation. Contact us today for more information.

Why Are We the Firm for You?

  • Direct Access

    You work directly with your attorney from start to finish. They are personally invested in your case and involved at all times.

  • Experienced & Respected

    Consistently ranked as one of the best young lawyers law firms in Michigan and known for obtaining better results than most firms in the area.

  • Personal Attention

    We keep you informed and help you fully understand your options. We are dedicated to understanding your goals so we represent you best.

  • The Ability to Go to Trial

    Many cases are resolved without going to court, but we prepare every case for trial. This allows us to negotiate from a position of strength.

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  • Brandon Gardner and associates were amazing. Stellar performance across the board.

    “They handled everything that was thrown at us. They even went above and beyond after the divorce was final to tie up loose ends that we had a few problems with.”

    - Gregory H.
  • I am very happy with how our case turned out. He knows the law better than the rest.

    “Very kind. They made sure we understood everything and kept us informed with every step. A very smart man who knows what he is doing.”

    - Tera C.
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    “Excellent in every way! The whole staff was amazing.”

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    “I would absolutely recommend his services to my friends, family, and colleagues.”

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