Civil Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution process used to resolve disputes in civil cases. Mediating a civil dispute avoids law suits in court, which are expensive, unpredictable and time consuming.
The process allows for those in dispute to be in the same room at the same time with a mediator to ensure the process is fair and everyone has a say in the outcome. Some common areas of civil disputes include:
Mediators charge based on the number of participants, the number of issues to be resolved and the time commitment invested (including time to read documents, photocopying, travel and accommodations). Most mediations are completed within one day.