What is Mediation?

Mediation is a process for resolving conflicts that brings in a neutral person—ideally someone with proper training and experience as a Mediator—to come alongside you and the person you’re in conflict with to help resolve your dispute. He or she will facilitate your conversations and try to bring everyone to some kind of agreement.

 
 

What are the benefits?

 

There are plenty of good reasons to mediate.

 
 It’s less expensive and faster than going to court. All of it can happen on your schedule.

It’s less expensive and faster than going to court. All of it can happen on your schedule.

 You control the outcome. The mediator helps you find a solution that works for everyone involved.

You control the outcome. The mediator helps you find a solution that works for everyone involved.

 No two conflicts are the same. You can be as creative in finding solutions as you want.

No two conflicts are the same. You can be as creative in finding solutions as you want.

 It's far more private, informal, and a lot less stressful than going to court.

It's far more private, informal, and a lot less stressful than going to court.

 

Types of Mediation

 

Different circumstances call for different tools. We've prepared videos for each of these three categories. Click to learn more.

 
  FAMILY MEDIATION   —CLICK— FOR MORE INFO & TO WATCH A VIDEO

FAMILY MEDIATION

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  ELDER CARE MEDIATION   —CLICK— FOR MORE INFO & TO WATCH A VIDEO

ELDER CARE MEDIATION

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  CIVIL/WORKPLACE MEDIATION   —CLICK— FOR MORE INFO & TO WATCH A VIDEO

CIVIL/WORKPLACE MEDIATION

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Why Choose Mediation?

Often when we experience conflicts in our lives, we tend to assign roles to the people involved. We see ourselves as the “hero” and we see them, whoever they are, as the “villain.” 

But in most cases, the villain isn’t a character whose intent is to make our lives difficult. This person is somebody who sees themselves as the hero of the story and you as the villain. It makes perfect sense that each person is deeply invested in their situation and of course, you believe that you are right. 

This is why it helps to bring in an impartial mediator to help each of you find a solution that works and feels like a true happy ending. Unlike most fairy tales, both the “hero” and the “villain” of the story get to experience a happy ending.

 
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Suggest Mediation to Resolve Your Conflict

 
 

Want a happy ending that keeps you in control while also being creative, private, effective, and affordable?

The next step is to invite the person with whom you’re conflicting to consider mediation. Use this sample letter as a guide to introduce them to the concept.

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