Divorce peacefully by agreement

A more peaceful divorce is possible using divorce mediation. Spouses divorce by agreement with help from one mediator, instead of hiring two lawyers to fight. In Pennsylvania, husbands and wives who choose a mediation divorce may divorce without setting foot in court.

Dann Johns, Divorce Mediator and Attorney Dann Johns, J.D.
Divorce Mediator & Attorney

  • Practice limited to mediation divorce since 2012
  • Attorney & Counsellor at Law admitted to Pennsylvania Bar in 1988
  • Active attorney license PA52681
  • Member of Academy of Professional Family Mediators
  • Member of Pennsylvania Council of Mediators

About 9 in 10 couples who try divorce mediation reach agreement on divorce matters that otherwise would be decided by a court:

Spouses discuss and decide divorce terms together, with help from an experienced mediator. During meetings with both spouses, a divorce mediator can provide:

This helps each spouse make informed decisions for themselves and their family. A divorce mediator who is an attorney licensed in Pennsylvania can further assist by:

Divorce Mediator Dann Johns Dann Johns,
Divorce Mediator & Attorney

❝An entire mediation divorce that includes discussing and deciding terms, signing Pennsylvania legal documents, and getting a mutual consent Pennsylvania decree can be completed in my office.❞

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Because a mediation divorce can be handled by one  attorney, the overall cost of a mediation divorce typically is less than hiring two  lawyers to fight in court.

Divorce mediation for a peaceful divorce

Most spouses I work with want a peaceful divorce. They want to divorce without the drama that comes with fighting in court. Many want to keep—or build—positive relationships despite their divorce. If parents, they want to provide a peaceful and supportive environment for each child.

Spouses can have a peaceful divorce with divorce mediation. In a mediation divorce, a mediator will:

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Unlike divorce attorneys who fight in court, a divorce mediator is:

Working together we can make your Pennsylvania divorce peaceful—as peaceful as possible.

Benefits of divorce mediation

A mediation divorce can benefit spouses and families in many ways:

Divorce mediation benefits for parents

Parents may find divorce mediation to be especially valuable. In Pennsylvania, mothers and fathers may decide child custody and child support terms without fighting in court. A mediation divorce may help moms and dads:

  • Reduce divorce conflict by deciding child custody and child support matters promptly,
  • Improve parental communication by calmly discussing and deciding custody and support,
  • Save thousands of dollars by avoiding expensive litigation in support court and custody court.

After mediation, many spouses say they are glad they were able to choose the "high road" of dignity, respect and peace for their divorce.

Is divorce mediation right for your Pennsylvania divorce?

Consider sharing this website with your spouse. If both of you are interested in divorce mediation, the next step is to schedule a divorce mediation consultation with Dann Johns, Divorce Mediator & Attorney.