What is Divorce Mediation?
Alabama has a statute called "Mandatory Mediation Prior to Trial." The statute defines mediation as a process in which a neutral third party assists the parties to a civil action in reaching their settlement but does not have the authority to force the parties to accept a binding decision. Mediation is mandatory in the following situations: At any time when all parties agree. Upon a motion by any party. If this happens, the party requesting mediation shall pay all the costs o