Remote Divorce and Mediation Hearings
COVID-19 has altered the landscape in terms of court and mediation appearances. “Many jurisdictions are now operating remotely and are offering virtual hearings. Among mediators, virtual sessions have become the norm,” says attorney Dorit Goikhman, founder of Off the Record Mediation Services.
Technology Challenges Cost Time
Using computers and Zoom calls for divorces can be challenging. “Many people who had never participated in any kind of video conference were forced to learn. Although the technology available during this pandemic has been advanced enough to effectively accomplish the needs of parties to divorce and other family law matters …