When a disagreement turns into a legal matter, it can take an extended period of time to litigate a case. The realization of the stress and difficulties of arguing a claim are not very alluring, especially when a cordial agreement is desired, instead of a lengthy and costly dispute.
A mediation lawyer may be the best option in certain court cases that are expected to be contentious. Many people are unaware of this process. This type of legal mediation is generally far less expensive than going to court. Mediation is designed to deal with those cases involving:
In today’s world of business, most business organizations are fond of suing other firms and, the same time, are being sued. However, if a firm is not careful, they can find themselves on the wrong side of the arm when a lawsuit becomes serious, and a legal battle erupts. This is because the hearing sessions can take a long duration before a verdict is met. At the same time, both parties entangled in the lawsuit end up spending a lot of money in solving the case. It is for this reason that most parties that find themselves in such a situation opt to engage in an alternative dispute resolution as a better way of solving their differences. Continue reading
Alternative dispute resolution is often described as being characterized by informality, flexibility and control of a dispute by the parties involved. These characteristics present themselves in different ADR techniques based on the influence the third party shows regarding the outcome and process. Continue reading
You may use pre-litigation mediation in your case when you reach out to the other side in a case, and you will avoid going to court when you have mediated beforehand. This article explains how you may use pre-litigation mediation to close your case before you get to court. You may not resolve the case completely, but you may have a basis for coming to a conclusion when you go to court. Continue reading
We find that people involved in a legal action assume that a day in court is the only way to resolve the matter. However, it is important to realize that there are other options available to save time and money. Included here are a few alternative methods that have been used successfully to settle a legal matter out of court. Continue reading
What Is Mediation?
Mediation is a process by which a third neutral party assists in delivering an agreement that is mutually acceptable to opposing parties. The process is attended voluntarily. Attorneys without mediation settle cases, so mediation is intended for cases not settled in this manner. Continue reading
Often, parties fight over a will. This dispute escalates because the parties are not able to come to a meeting of the minds over the will’s contents. Certainly, the parties would prefer to handle the will without going to court. Consequently, a mediator is called in to handle the dispute in a timely manner without the hassle of incurring more court cost. Continue reading
What Is Mediation?
Mediation is an assisted negotiation that involves a neutral third party to help resolve issues for individuals, businesses, and corporations. The goal is to help both parties reach an agreement that is acceptable to both of them. However, this may not always be a case. A mediator should never guarantee either party a specific outcome. Continue reading
While litigation involves leaving the decision, of who is right, to the court, mediation allows the conflicting parties to come to an agreement, creating a win-win situation. Mediation is usually less stressful as both parties are assured that the mediator will come with a solution to benefit them both Continue reading
Cases often demand more of courts than they can reasonably accommodate. When that’s the situation they must consider legal alternatives to resolving disputes. Mediation and arbitration allow for a flexibility that allow for expedited resolution of certain cases, and they’re it’s fast becoming the preferred method by many lawyers and courts alike, even if many have trouble distinguishing between the two. Continue reading
Mediation is a very common form of alternative dispute resolution. However, mediation is not a good option in every legal case. In addition to understanding the process of mediation, it is also important to understand why mediation may not be a good idea in certain cases. Continue reading
Conflicts can be devastating when not solved in a professional way, either by involving a mediator, litigator or both. Disagreements may arise between business partners, individuals, family and many others. Mediation is the best tool to put out a fire during disagreements to come to a resolution before using litigation. Continue reading
Even the best contractors, project managers, and lenders occasionally find themselves in court facing legal problems. You could find yourself disputing the specific facets of a project, the designed price of a job, or even orders that constantly change over the course of a project. A client may dispute the quality of a completed job, or even feel that there were unnecessary delays. The results of any type of legal dispute aren’t pleasant. Continue reading
Solving legal cases can be a hassle, and both parties involved can become tired of waiting on a settlement. If a legal dispute has been going on too long in the Palm Springs area, there may be a solution. A process called alternative dispute resolution (ADR) involves solving legal disputes outside of the courtroom. Continue reading
A mediator is going to help you get the best results from any kind of situation that needs a third party to resolve a dispute. Our Palm Springs mediation attorneys help you get resolution for your case. A mediator’s job is to “step in” to the dispute with their expertise in conflict resolution. The goal is to resolve the issue to prevent the dispute being resolved in court.
The idea of putting a mediation provision into a commercial contract is getting more popular with both businesses and individuals. In this case both sides are required to go to mediation before going to a lawsuit to settle their differences. Some cases could be worked out this way and saved everyone time and money, but it will not work in all cases. Continue reading
Employment disputes create havoc on the work environment. With proper management, these can be resolved. Otherwise, litigation could come into play, and nobody desires to go that direction. It is essential to learn how to resolve any issues effectively and internally. Continue reading
By John Pinkney
The Federal Government of the United States depends almost exclusively on the procurement of outside services for the purpose of developing the very infrastructure that allows the country to function as intended for the benefit of its citizens. These services are provided for almost every agency within the government, including DHS, the Military, the Department of Education and the Department of Parks and Recreation. Continue reading
There has been a change in the practice of law. This has come about because many are turning to mediation to assist with settlement negotiations for litigated cases. The court systems have recently required parties to mediate in order to alleviate the overburdened legal system. Continue reading