Grandparents and parents can agree about visitation without going to court. But if they cannot agree, in certain situations grandparents might be able to get a court order that says they can visit.
Mediation is a confidential process where decisions are made in a private conference room. There are no filed declarations making accusations against each other. You maintain your good reputation.
It is never too early to start mediation. Here are some reasons why early resort to mediation can be helpful.
Many marriages break down because of a lack of communication or poor communication. So if a marriage can't last due to bad communication, how can you expect those same two people to sit in a room and come to an agreement in divorce mediation?
Two years of marital counseling has come to a crashing halt with the decision to divorce. After a few more sleepless nights of weighing the alternatives, you decide to give mediation a try.