It’s never easy when you and your spouse have reached an impasse in your divorce negotiations or when courtroom litigation has gone on for months or even years. The Albuquerque divorce arbitrators at Terry & deGraauw, P.C., are proud to have helped many couples throughout New Mexico resolve disputes, even when finalizing their divorce seemed impossible.
MEDIATION & DIVORCE ARBITRATION IN ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Whether you are in mediation or stuck in divorce litigation, if you would like to resolve your divorce you may have your case heard in a private setting before an arbitrator. Divorce arbitration is similar to a divorce trial, but the details of your case will remain private and the arbitrator will decide the outcome through binding arbitration.
HOW DOES DIVORCE ARBITRATION WORK IN NM?
First, you and your spouse will work with your attorneys to choose a divorce arbitrator. During a hearing, you will present the arbitrator with the specific issues that are preventing resolution, such as property division orchild support disputes. After the hearing, your arbitrator will make a decision on the disputed issues. This is often called an Arbitrator’s Award.
IS ALBUQUERQUE DIVORCE ARBITRATION BINDING?
Yes, unlike courtroom decisions, decisions made in arbitration are binding. Binding arbitration means that the arbitrator’s decision cannot be appealed later on. Many couples accept binding arbitration because they want to prevent litigation or put an end to a long courtroom battle. Binding arbitration can solve most of your divorce issues.
ALBUQUERQUE DIVORCE ARBITRATORS
Terry & deGraauw, P.C., is home to experienced divorce arbitrators who are committed to helping you resolve your case in a timely manner. Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, we are a small boutique law firm specializing in family law. To learn more about how our arbitrators can help bring your divorce to a conclusion, contact us today.