Litigation

Mediation In Depth

Mediation In Depth

IntroductionMediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) that involves an impartial third party to help settle a dispute.  The purpose of mediation is to help the parties reach
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Arbitration Benefits

IntroductionArbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution that avoids litigation by involving one or several impartial individuals to impose a (usually) legally binding settlement.  This process typically occurs as
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Mediator Advantages

What is a mediator?A mediator is an individual, appointed by the parties to a legal conflict, whose sole job is to listen, evaluate and help those parties come to an
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ADR (Alternate Dispute Resolution)

What is ADR, or Alternate Dispute Resolution?ADR, or Alternate Dispute Resolution is a term that embodies a number of different methods for settling a civil matter without the involvement of
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Arbitration: Is it Required?

What is Arbitration?Arbitration is a form of alternate dispute resolution in which an outside party, known as an arbitrator, evaluates
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5 Steps of the Mediation Process

What is Mediation? Mediation is defined as a negotiation to resolve differences that is conducted by an impartial party.  The
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Arbitrator Overview

What is an arbitrator?An arbitrator is neutral individual brought in to help negotiate an agreement between parties in what is
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Criminal Litigation

What Is Criminal Litigation?Criminal Litigation is the process of going to trial in a criminal court to either prosecute or
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5 Steps to the Mediation Process

What is the mediation process?There are essentially 5 steps to a successful mediation.  They are comprised of the introduction; statement
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How Does One Receive Mediation Training?

Introduction In general, as there is no standardized certification for mediators, one must rely on the opinion of professional mediation associations.  Academic and accreditation requirements will vary between localities so
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