Can my attorney participate in mediation?
One of the great aspects of mediation is that you can structure it however you want. If the parties want to allow attorneys into mediation, they can. If they prefer to keep attorneys out, they can do that too.
Attorneys can be helpful in mediation, because they...
Should I consult an attorney prior to mediation?
In short, the answer is YES.
While our mediators are attorneys with expertise in the area of law at issue, you must remember that mediators are neutral parties that cannot favor you over the opposing party or vice versa.
A good mediator should...
How to Make the Most of Your Upcoming Mediation Session
Engage in a document exchange ahead of timeMediations work best when both parties are serious about entering into good faith negotiations Hiding financials is likely to heighten distrust, rendering the mediation process less effective – or possibly precluding any possibility
What does a typical mediation look like?
Every mediation is different, and can be customized according to the needs and desires of the party.
In fact, one of the greatest benefits of mediation is that that parties retain quite a bit of control over the process.
Here is what a...