Saint Louis, MO asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Divorce for Illinois

Q: What is the best method to file for uncontested divorce? Do you still take to a lawyer after a mediator?

Trying to determine least expensive method for getting a uncontested divorce. If my husband and I agree on terms should we use a mediator. I was told you must go through a lawyer to file even if you use a mediator.

1 Lawyer Answer
J. Richard Kulerski
J. Richard Kulerski
  • Arbitration & Mediation Lawyer
  • Oak Brook Terrace, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Mediators assist people who have difficulty reaching an agreement. The two of you have already agreed on everything, so you don't need a mediator. All you need is for a lawyer to shepherd your settlement through the legal system.

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