You can maintain more control.
and the other party can control how best to resolve your problem, including which problem(s) you wish to attempt to resolve.
Disputes can be settled promptly.
A mediation session can be scheduled
as soon as everyone agrees to attempt mediation (during the litigation process or even before a lawsuit is filed).
Mediation costs can be significantly less.
Savings in time and actual
attorney's fees and court costs.
Mediation promotes better personal and/or working relationships.
Cooperation, creative problem-solving, and improved communications.
are more likely to abide by agreements.
"Buy in" with jointly created agreements
versus court-imposed decisions.
Mediation is private and confidential.
"What happens in the mediation stays in the mediation." Your issues are not presented
in open Court or in legal filings. Discussions during mediation remain confidential.
Even if court-ordered, the decision to settle or not is entirely up to
the parties. Also, any party may terminate the mediation at any time. If you don't reach a settlement, simply
continue your dispute before the Court.
In Divorce Mediation, the
interests of your children are specifically and carefully considered.
In mediation, you
have the time to fully explore options to meet your children's best interests, as well as careful consideration of each parent's
needs and interests.
Mediation works !
success rate in mediations is in excess of 80%. In other terms, 8 out of 10 cases that come to RESOLUTIONS
to mediate their dispute leave with a settlement agreement.