Mediation is one of several dispute resolution techniques available to help individuals and groups resolve conflict. The goal of mediation is to develop a solution that all parties can agree on. Mediation can be used as an alternative to legal action.
The mediator acts as a neutral third party and facilitates a confidential process with the parties to work towards a resolution. A mediator promotes effective communication, definition of the issues to be resolved, and the development and evaluation of options towards an agreement.
Advantages of Using Mediation
Matters are confidential
Mediations are held in a secure, neutral setting
Mediations are scheduled in a timely manner
Save time and cost of litigation
Can enhance compliance by parties
Often improves relationship between parties
Parties can develop their own creative solutions
Parties achieve win-win solutions
Types of Disputes Appropriate for Mediation:
-Landlord & Tenant
-Real Estate & Property