El Paso Attorney Helps Clients Achieve Effective Resolutions Through Mediation and Arbitration

Finding amicable solutions to your family law issues

Most family law cases yield stress and expense that leave parties bitter by the time a resolution is handed down. With a skilled mediator and arbitrator, however, you can lessen the emotional and financial impact of your case as you work with your partner toward an amicable outcome. At Ortega, McGlashan, Hicks & Perez, PLLC, we provide our clients with effective mediation and arbitration negotiations in divorce, child custody, child support and spousal support cases. Located in El Paso, Texas, we represent the people of El Paso, Hudspeth and Culberson counties, as well as the surrounding areas.

What is mediation?

Simply put, mediation is a negotiation technique that requires you and your partner to sit with an attorney and negotiate a fair resolution to your case, as opposed to having a judge hand down a ruling. Unlike court proceedings, mediation is private and confidential. The negotiations are designed for both parties to have a say in the result of their case and come to an agreement. Mediation is an effective means of resolution for clients going through family law issues, because it sets the stage for workable relationships going forward.

What is arbitration?

Like mediation, arbitration also uses a neutral third party to hear a confidential case. However, in arbitration, an arbiter will ultimately make the final decision after hearing both sides, as opposed to a mediator, who allows the clients to come to a decision themselves. Our firm looks at the details surrounding your case to decide whether mediation or arbitration is best for your future.

The benefits of both

There are many reasons to choose either mediation or arbitration for your family law case:

  • They save time.
  • They cut down on stress.
  • They are less expensive.
  • They offer privacy and confidentiality.
  • Clients have more of a say in the outcome.
  • Clients often maintain a positive relationship afterward.

The essential aspect of mediation or arbitration is the willingness of both sides to go through with it. Our firm takes the time to sit down with you and discuss your options to ensure that mediation or arbitration is right for your situation.

Contact an experienced mediator and arbitrator today

If you are going through a family law issue and feel mediation or arbitration is right for you, call Ortega, McGlashan, Hicks & Perez, PLLC at 915-201-0590 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation. Our office is located right across the street from the federal courthouse in El Paso, on the corner of Myrtle and Ochoa.