FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
You may have questions about Disputes Mediation, and we’re happy to provide the answers. With many years of experience in the industry we’re confident that we have the solution for you.
What is Mediation?
Mediation is a process where an impartial third party, known as a mediator, helps two or more parties in a dispute to communicate effectively and reach a mutually acceptable resolution.
What types of disputes can be resolved through Mediation?
Mediation can be used to resolve a wide range of disputes, including workplace disputes, civil and commercial disputes, family disputes, and community disputes.
How long does the Mediation process take?
The length of the mediation process can vary depending on the complexity of the dispute and the willingness of the parties to reach a resolution. However, mediation is generally faster than court proceedings.
How much does Mediation cost?
The cost of mediation can vary depending on the nature of the dispute and the duration of the mediation process. However, mediation is typically less expensive than going to court.
Is Mediation Confidential?
Yes, Mediation is a confidential process. What is discussed during mediation cannot be used later in court, providing a safe space for parties to openly discuss their issues.
What is the role of the mediator?
The mediator’s role is to facilitate open and effective communication between the parties. They do not take sides or make decisions but help the parties to understand each other’s perspectives and find a mutually acceptable solution.
What happens if we can't reach an agreement in mediation?
If an agreement cannot be reached in mediation, the parties still have the option to take the dispute to court. However, the majority of mediations result in a mutually acceptable resolution.
How can I request mediation services?
You can request mediation services by contacting us directly. We’ll provide a confidential consultation to help you understand if mediation is the right solution for your situation.