Many Pennsylvania families will face significant lifestyle changes this year due to divorce. If yours is one of them and your family also includes children, you'll no doubt want to navigate the process through whatever means that will have the least negative impact on your kids. There's no escaping the fact that divorce affects every family member, and typically each person's needs are unique.
As a parent, you can be hopeful that with a strong support system in place, your children will be able to come to terms with the situation and adapt to your new way of doing things without too much stress. Divorce mediation is a form of negotiation many parents choose in order to achieve fair and satisfactory settlements. Like most legal processes, there are potential benefits and downsides to mediation.