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The Six Stages of Mediation and How They Promote Problem-Solving

Mediation is a way for people with disputes to seek resolution with the help of a neutral third party, known as a mediator, without the need to go to court. Read More

Calif. Companies Can Now Require Arbitration of Most Employment Disputes

A recent federal appeals court ruling has settled an issue that had been in flux in California: whether a state law could block employers from mandating that disputes with employees Read More

Common Legal Issues That Can Be Effectively Resolved Through Mediation

Legal professionals estimate that the vast majority of civil cases, perhaps 90 to 95 percent of them, settle outside of court. In many cases, mediation is wholly or partially responsible Read More

Tips for Conducting a Successful Arbitration

Arbitration is an effective method of deciding contested legal issues without the delay and expense of litigation. Contracts and employment contracts often specify that arbitration will be the forum for Read More

Advantages of Mediating Asset Evaluation and Property Division in a Divorce

Separating a couple’s finances during a divorce can be complicated and contentious. If the spouses cannot agree to a settlement, a judge must decide all material issues after a full Read More

California Companies Can Mandate Arbitration as a Condition of Employment

Employers who prefer to have workplace disputes decided through arbitration can now insist that employees agree to that remedy as a condition of employment. A recent federal court ruling, which Read More

Understanding California Law on Confidentiality in Mediations

One of the most attractive features of mediation is the confidentiality it affords to the parties. Nobody outside of the mediation need know about the things discussed or the ultimate Read More

What Goes into an Effective ADR Clause

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is a general name for methods used to settle civil disagreements outside of the courts. In commercial disputes, most companies favor ADR over litigation, which usually Read More

How an Effective Mediation Brief Can Give You the Upper Hand

Mediation is an alternative to litigation for people and businesses involved in disputes, saving the parties time, money and effort. Mediation sessions are led and managed by a neutral third Read More

Pros and Cons of Mediating an Insurance Coverage Dispute

Even though an insurer and a policyholder are on the same side when a third party sues, the relationship can often become adversarial. Policyholders want full compensation payouts on their Read More

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