People in Florida may have been following the divorce of Matt Lauer, the former longtime host of NBC's "Today" show. Recently, Lauer and his estranged wife were able to settle their high-asset divorce. Lauer's estranged wife has filed paperwork with the court and the case is now awaiting a review by a judge. Once the judge has approved the filings, they will be entered with the court clerk's office. The divorce is uncontested.
Divorce is a major life event for all involved — especially the kids. It's a major adjustment for them and they may need some therapy sessions to get through the transition.
Sometimes a couple's marriage becomes so broken that the best option is for the couple to divorce. However, this doesn't mean the discord that lead to the end of the marriage has to carry on through the divorce process. Couples in Florida who want a more amicable split may want to try mediating their divorce first. Before making such a decision, it is important to understand the role of the mediator in a divorce.