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What Are Mediation Services?

On Behalf of | Nov 11, 2015 | Family Law

Mediation is a process where a mediator helps parties with a disagreement see if an agreement can be reached. The mediator cannot force the parties to come to an agreement, the agreement must be voluntary. In contrast, a judge’s ruling on a matter is legally binding. Additionally, mediation services are more cost-effective than lawsuits and mediation can be less stressful than going to court.

If you have a family law dispute and you’re considering pursuing litigation to resolve it, you may wish to meet

with family law attorney in Cumming first. Many people prefer to turn to family lawyers to resolve matters such as child custody through mediation because it enables them to retain control over the outcome (rather than a judge deciding). Mediation is so effective at resolving cases, many courts require mediation before a final hearing can even occur.

While the above focuses on family law, mediation is used in all classes of cases including: business law disputes, personal injury disputes, and probate matters.


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