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Holcomb Mediation Center exists to help real families resolve real problems without resorting to expensive and grinding litigation. Yes, family problems do happen, from divorce, custody, support issues, separation, juvenile problems, pre-nuptial agreements, probate, wills, and so on. All can be handled in court. The question is, why?
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Lynchburg Divorce Mediation – The Sane Path to Splitting Up

Nearly every couple aims to steer clear of a divorce that’s both acrimonious and costly. Yet, in navigating this process, it’s almost certain that significant disputes will arise, prolonging the ordeal and turning it into a costly and time-intensive conflict. Such situations not only saddle you with hefty expenses but also put unnecessary strain on family relationships, particularly when children are involved.

A highly recommended alternative to the traditional courtroom divorce is mediation. This approach employs an impartial and neutral Mediator to help resolve divorce disputes amicably. The Mediator assists in crafting a formal Agreement that fairly divides the marital assets between you and your spouse, addressing all pertinent issues such as child custody, retirement, the family home, support matters, and any other concerns significant to both parties.

For parents, divorce mediation offers considerable advantages. It enables you and your spouse to collaboratively decide on matters affecting your children, thereby reducing the emotional stress they may face due to the divorce. The benefits of this approach are tangible and meaningful.

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Mediation allows for the negotiation of all potential divorce-related issues, including the four primary stressors: spousal support (alimony), child support, parenting time, and the division of assets and debts. This method facilitates a quicker, more cost-effective, and often more satisfactory resolution of these issues in a less formal environment.

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At the Holcomb Mediation Center, we have Virginia Supreme Court Certified Mediators and Attorney-Mediators, well versed in Virginia Family Law. It’s what we do.

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Parenting, Child Custody, And Child Support

Disputes over custody, visitation rights (also known as parenting time), and child support are invariably emotional, stressful, and often come with a high financial cost. This underscores the importance of retaining some degree of influence and control over these matters. Ultimately, the decision will be made either by the parents themselves or by an outsider in judicial robes—a judge. Why not take the initiative yourself?
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Deciding Between Litigated Divorce And Mediated Divorce

Family court judges and the vast majority of legal professionals tend to favor mediated divorce compared to traditional courtroom divorce. Of course, certain cases may be better suited to one approach over the other. Understanding the advantages and disadvantages of both methods is crucial to deciding which option is most appropriate for your unique situation.
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Financial Matters In Divorce

Financial concerns during a separation are typically fraught with high stakes and complexity. Once the divorce is finalized, financial agreements become legally binding. Through mediation, you and your spouse have the opportunity to work through this intricate legal landscape, making well-informed decisions to safeguard your financial interests. Divorce mediation offers a platform for both parties to resolve monetary disagreements thoughtfully, ensuring that both of your financial well-being is protected through informed choices.
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Mediation is Not Just for Family Law

Our Mediators hold certifications and possess extensive experience in both General and Family Mediation, having successfully facilitated resolutions across a diverse array of disputes including Business, Civil, Community, Personal, and even Church conflicts! Mediation not only proves to be highly efficient in resolving disputes and reducing expenses, but perhaps more crucially, it has the unique ability to preserve relationships in the process. This is an outcome that is often unachievable through court proceedings!

Why Choose Holcomb Mediation Center?

At the Holcomb Mediation Centers, we have experienced Virginia State Supreme Court Certified Mediators and Attorney-Mediators. You can be assured that your Mediator is well-trained, highly competent, and professional. We always uphold the highest standards in mediation:

What you can rely on here:

Fully neutral third-party Mediation. Any advice or suggestions are provided to both parties, or all parties if there are more than two, with full explanation of advantages or disadvantages to each party.
Certified Mediators. Our Virginia Supreme Court Certified Mediators and our Attorney-Mediators are well-versed and experienced in Virginia Law.
Court-Level Documentation. Our staff that drafts your Agreements or Consent Orders when your mediation is done are all legal professionals, either Attorneys or Paralegals. Your final product will be professional and fully-recognized by any Virginia Court.
Final Resolution. In most cases, though not required, any mediated Agreement can be submitted to a Court to be “finalized” and thus legally enforceable, as either a Contract or an Order.
Confidentiality. Our Attorneys and Mediators are ethically and morally bound to keep all aspects of your case completely confidential forever.
The decisions you make during divorce affect your entire life. This is serious stuff for serious professionals. We can help.

Why Choose Holcomb Mediation Center?

Mediators are neutral third partners, trained to keep the procedure fair and balanced for both parties. We ensure that both parties’ desires and rights are addressed.
In this Mediation practice, we are highly experienced in Virginia law. With this proficiency, we can guide parties toward the most favorable legal arrangements for both of them.
You can trust us with the personal and sensitive aspects of your case. It is our ethical responsibility to keep confidential everything you share with us, from your first phone cal, all the way to your final Agreement.

What Clients Are Saying

Holcomb Mediation provided excellent legal guidance for my divorce. The unbiased, fair, yet personable approach diffused multiple issues that had previously been contentious and helped us find an equally agreeable solution in a cost effective and timely manner. I’m extremely pleased with the services and would recommend them to anyone.

- Luke P.

We went through Holcomb Law for our mediation, and I was extremely impressed with them. Attorney Wayne Holcomb handled our case and my spouse and I were able to leave still friends, if you can believe that. I felt that Mr. Holcomb maintained impartiality throughout the entire mediation process, advising both of us equally as to our rights.

- Laura H.

Absolutely unbelievable! After speaking with her it was evident that I needed her services… she genuinely educated me on things that I needed to know. I was blown away by her the detail of her information and her professionalism. It is my wholehearted belief that she will stop at nothing to assist you. She is well worth it. Best attorney experience of my entire life.

- LeVisa R.

Need Help With a Divorce or Custody Roadblock?

Give us a call at Holcomb Mediation Center to find out how a licensed Virginia mediator can help you.

Divorce Mediators Serving Couples Throughout Hampton Roads

Virginia Beach

Holcomb Mediation Center
2628 Barrett St, Suite 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
(757) 509-7832

Newport News

Holcomb Mediation Center
720 Mall Parkway
Newport News, VA 23693
(757) 317-1684


Holcomb Mediation Center
29 S Mallory St, Suite 206A
Hampton, VA 23663
(757) 260-5996


Holcomb Mediation Center
114 Tradewynd Dr #207
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 252-9937