Mediation – Understanding How it Works
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In this article, we’ve learned that mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution where the parties are in control of the outcome. It is a voluntary process that is facilitated by a mediator, or a third-party neutral who is appointed by the court to help resolve the issues that put the parties in this position in the first place.

We’ve learned that the main reason that mediation is used in cases is because it allows the parties to constructively voice their opinions, needs, and concerns, and promotes calm, rational thinking. It is through this process that the parties are able to come to an agreement that is created by them and them alone. In other words, mediation empowers the affected parties to use critical thinking skills to generate a solution that is acceptable to everyone.

The next time you enter into a dispute with someone consider mediation as a method to solve your dispute.