Thread: Why court?
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Old 05-14-2012, 09:45 AM
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Originally Posted by kevindell View Post
They push mediation but at the end of the day it is an adversarial system with everyone just pushing the problem along to someone else.
That statement is entirely untrue.

Mediation is specifically designed reduce conflict and miscommunication. It allows couples to work together to resolve their differences and come to cooperative solutions, as opposed to litigation... which is nothing but adversarial. Mediation puts the decision making power back in the hands of the parents, who know and understand their children....

Quoting Justice Harvey Brownstone...(author of Tug of War)

"How can two parents who love their child allow a total stranger to make crucial decisions about their child's living arrangements, health, education, extracurricular activities, vacation time, and degree of contact with each parent?"