What Are Some of the Stages of the Mediation Process?
If you chose mediation as a way to reach settlement in your divorce or custody case, you probably already have a basic idea of how it works. You probably chose this method for you and your spouse as a way to work together to make important decisions and solve problems in your divorce or custody…Read More
Alternative Dispute Resolution and Covid-19
Mediation will come into its own in the next few weeks, stay at home law and social distancing regulations are placed to keep us all safe. Remote ADR and Mediation has become fundamental in conflict resolution. Many commercial disputes are resolved via mediation with an independent mediator helping the parties to negotiate a settlement. Mediation…Read More
What Kinds of Disputes Can Be Mediated?
Mediation is where a neutral third party steps in to assist the parties involved in a conflict to resolve it. The mediator can work separately with each party or talk to them together. The mediator will listen to both sides of the issue and make suggestions for a resolution to the conflict. So, what kinds…Read More
How is Mediation Different from Arbitration?
To put the answer to this question in technical terms, the difference between mediation and arbitration is described as: “A mediator normally has no authority to render a decision. It’s up to the parties themselves — with the mediator’s help — to work informally toward their own agreement. An arbitrator, on the other hand, conducts…Read More
How to Select the Best Mediator
Mediation is on the rise as an alternative to time consuming, costly trials. With the option of Mediation, the dispute is settled with the assistance of a third-party mediator and without the litigation process. (Roberts) When the parties involved in a dispute have decided upon mediation as their solution, they may be wondering how to…Read More