Divorce mediation in Pennsylvania

The articles on this page are offered to inform spouses and parents about divorce mediation in Pennsylvania. Husbands and wives who choose a mediation divorce may divorce as peacefully as possible—with assistance from a mediator—instead of hiring lawyers to fight in court.

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

  • Practice limited to mediation divorce since 2012
  • 1988 Juris Doctor degree, Dickinson School of Law
  • 1988 Attorney & Counsellor at Law, Pennsylvania Bar
  • Active attorney license PA52681
  • Member of Academy of Professional Family Mediators
  • Member of Pennsylvania Council of Mediators
  • Member of Association for Conflict Resolution

Articles about divorce mediation in Pennsylvania:


What is divorce mediation?

Divorce mediation is spouses cooperatively discussing and deciding divorce terms, with help from a mediator. About 9 in 10 spouses who try a mediation divorce complete their Pennsylvania divorce without setting foot in court. The three most important things to know about divorce mediation are: 1) Husbands and wives discuss and decide divorce terms together, with help from a divorce mediator. 2) The divorce mediator remains impartial, never picking sides for or against either spouse or parent. 3) In divorce mediation, the mediator provides helpful information, and makes sure spouses discuss all important divorce topics. Continue reading about divorce mediation.

Divorce peacefully by agreement

A peaceful divorce is possible with 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. Continue reading about how to divorce peacefully by agreement.

How much does a divorce mediation case cost?

In my office a typical divorce mediation case costs a family about $3,100 to $4,900. A typical case includes: Discussing and deciding divorce terms with help from a mediator, signing a postnuptial agreement, and getting a Pennsylvania no-fault divorce decree. Lump sum payment is not required, and major credit cards are accepted. Continue reading about the cost of a divorce mediation case.

How much time does a mediation divorce take?

In divorce mediation spouses may discuss and decide divorce terms within days, sign legal agreements within weeks, and get a Pennsylvania no-fault divorce decree within months. Or wives and husbands may choose a slower pace for their mediation divorce—timing is up to them. Continue reading about time it takes for a mediation divorce.

Three tips for a more peaceful divorce

Have a more peaceful divorce by learning how to: Talk with your spouse more peacefully, let go of anger, restore peace within. These peaceful divorce tips are especially useful in divorce mediation (spouses discussing and deciding divorce terms together, with help from a mediator). Continue reading about tips for a more peaceful divorce.

Initial consultation about divorce mediation

An initial consultation with Dann Johns, Divorce Mediator and Attorney lasts up to 1.5 hours and offers: 1) Discussion about how divorce mediation would work in your case, 2) Information (legal, tax, parenting, financial, etc.) that helps spouses make informed decisions about their Pennsylvania divorce, and 3) Written estimate of fees for a mediation divorce. Spouses attend an intial consultation together. Continue reading about initial consultation with Dann Johns, Divorce Mediator & Attorney.

Dann Johns, Divorce Mediator & Attorney

I help spouses divorce peacefully, by agreement. Working together we can complete a divorce without setting foot in court. As a divorce mediator, my job is to help spouses discuss and decide the terms of their divorce. I treat both spouses with respect and kindness, as I help them divorce as peacefully as possible. Continue reading about Dann Johns, Divorce Mediator & Attorney.


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