• Alternative Dispute Resulotion: When is Mediation the Best Process to Resolve a Dispute?
  • April 21, 2011 | Author: Regina A. Casey
  • Law Firm: Wroten & Associates, Inc. - Irvine Office
  • Mediation is a process in which a third party or mediator assists parties in a dispute to resolve a conflict. The process is private, voluntary, informal and non-binding. There are circumstances when mediation may be a better method of dispute resolution than direct negotiations between the parties, arbitration or litigation. This article will discuss the circumstances when mediation may be preferred method to resolve a dispute.