Mediation Basics & the Process

Mediation Basics & the Process


Going to court isn’t the only legal process that can help you to solve a dispute. In many cases, the two sides of an issue can work together collaboratively to come to a decision that satisfies both sides. If you’re interested in an alternative way of bringing disputes to an end, the Garden City mediators at Fass & Greenberg believe that you might benefit from taking a closer look at mediation.

Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution that allows two parties to come together and, with the guidance of a neutral third-party mediator, to craft solutions to their disputes that might not necessarily fall within the bounds of what the court is able to do. When you sit down for mediation in Garden City NY, you can go alone or with an attorney and you’ll be able to speak relatively freely.

Mediation in Garden City NY does, however, leads to binding results. If the two parties come to an agreement in mediation, that agreement can and will be enforced. The solutions that are found, however, are almost always compromises in at least some manner. The goal in mediation is to help the two parties find some sort of middle ground that will allow them to move forward with their lives.

It’s important to remember that mediation is also a process on which both parties have to agree. If no solution can be found to the problems at hand, the parties are still able to go through the traditional court system. Either party can walk away at any time, preserving their own rights to find a more traditional solution.

Mediation is an excellent way to solve problems and preserve a relationship at the same time. While the mediator is there to help all involved, it is ultimately the two parties that must come up with a solution. If you’re considering mediation, make sure to contact the Garden City mediators at Fass & Greenberg.

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