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MEDIATION

Mediation. Mediation is an informal proceeding where an impartial third party, the mediator, works with the parties to facilitate a settlement of the dispute. In the current environment of COVID-19, mediation can be done via Zoom or Meet or other online platform of your choice.

Daria conducts a mediation in any context: pre-litigation, during litigation, under a contractual obligation which requires parties to engage in Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Usually a mediator does not make any decisions about the dispute. The idea is to create an environment and focus the issues in a way that encourages the parties to develop a mutually acceptable settlement. In mediation, the parties control the solution to the dispute.

Daria is a Rule 114 Qualified Mediator.

Why Use ADR?

Solving your differences outside of court can provide greater satisfaction to the parties. ADR can have many advantages as well, such as:

  • It can save you time.
  • It can save you money.
  • It can be less stressful.
  • It is confidential and private.
  • It gives you more control over the outcome of your case.
  • It can produce more lasting agreements.
  • It may preserve or improve relationships. This is especially important in conflict involving families in which it is critical to preserve the relationship and foster ongoing communication.