Comparing Your Options for Divorce. When you compare available options, with a litigated divorce, you have the least control, it's the most time consuming and most expensive. A negotiated divorce is a much better option -- you retain control, it is relatively time efficient and not as costly. For many couples who can communicate with each other, a mediated divorce can be the best option -- the couple retains the most control, it's efficient and relatively inexpensive.
Divorce Options Compared
Regardless of which path to divorce you choose, the issues are identical. The differences are in time, money and control: