What are the advantages of mediation in a South Dakota divorce?

The advantages of mediating a South Dakota divorce include:

  • It's Quicker. A divorce may be completed faster through mediation.
  • It's Less Expensive. Mediation usually costs less than an adversarial hearing in court.
  • It Allows For A Better Relationship. Couples who go through mediation are more likely to leave the marriage with a more positive relationship because it avoids the conflicts that accompany going to court.   
  • It's Less Stressful. Mediation is a non-binding and non-adversarial proceeding.