If you have decided on a separation or divorce, there is also the option of resolving it by means of mediation.

A condition for this is that both partners essentially be in mutual agreement about their separation or divorce and the associated consequences.

Ideally, trained mediators will work with you in the mediation with regard to both legal and psychosocial aspects. Mediators help you prepare a separation agreement or divorce decree. You can obtain addresses from the Swiss Association for Mediation (Schweizerischer Dachverband für Mediation – SDM,

Or perhaps you are not yet sure whether you wish to separate or divorce. Couple’s counseling or a one-on-one meeting at a counseling center with specialists who have couples’ counseling and transcultural skills can be helpful.

You can find the relevant information under Counseling centers.