As a mediator, I can help people resolve civil cases without going to trial. This is a great service to disputing parties, especially when it keeps families out of court and working together to find the best solutions.
Coppell, TX (PRWEB) June 14, 2011
The named partner of the Law Office of Dale A. Burrows, P.C. recently became certified as a family law mediator. Board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization nearly ten years ago—a distinction shared by fewer than two percent of the state’s lawyers—this new certification puts Dale A. Burrows in a league of his own.
“As a mediator, I can help people resolve civil cases without going to trial,” Burrows explains. “This is a great service to disputing parties, especially when it keeps families out of court and working together to find the best solutions for divorce, financial arrangements, child custody and other emotionally charged situations.”
There are many benefits to mediation, Burrows points out. As long as no crime is discussed, mediation meetings are confidential and not admissible as testimony in court. This frees parties to consider all their options with no fear of being in the public eye. Both parties bring lawyers to a mediation hearing, but the mediator is an impartial resource who can give feedback based on experience and the law without bias.
Mediation usually allows both parties significant savings in legal fees by avoiding litigation costs. Another benefit of staying out of court is having the power to directly influence the outcome of a settlement rather than being at the mercy of a judge. This is extremely important in family law cases, according to the Lewisville child custody attorney.
In divorce cases, the court usually orders the partners to attend mediation for one day with their attorneys with a mediator helping them to craft a settlement document. The mediator helps both sides come to an understanding about their positions relative to the law and the way most courts interpret it. If a settlement is reached, it is put into writing and signed. Once it is signed, the agreement is irrevocable.
About the Full Service Law Office of Dale A. Burrows, P.C.
The Law Office of Dale A. Burrows, P.C. is a full service Coppell, Flower Mound, and Lewisville divorce law firm practicing family law, criminal defense, probate, and civil litigation. The firm's team of talented attorneys is comprised of highly qualified individuals with experience in their respective areas of law.
Whether clients are in need of legal counsel regarding matrimonial law, criminal law, probate law, civil law, or small business formation and representation, the Law Office of Dale A. Burrows, P.C. has experienced attorneys and litigators to answer questions and guide clients through the legal process. For more information, go to http://www.burrowsatlaw.com.
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