While an uncontested divorce may be preferable to a contested or negotiated divorce, unfortunately an uncontested divorce is not always possible.  Contested matters are handled in a retainer basis where we bill on an hourly basis for work performed.

If you and your spouse are not in agreement about the terms of your divorce, you can either (1) litigate the matter through a contested divorce or (2) mediate your divorce to come to a mutually acceptable resolution.

Contact our New York divorce mediation lawyers to discuss whether mediation is an option for you.

A contested divorce usually results from the following situation: