Mediation is a problem solving process in which a neutral and impartial third person acts to encourage and facilitate the resolution of a dispute. It is an informal and non-adversarial process intended to help you reach a mutually acceptable agreement where nobody wins but everyone walks out with an acceptable plan.
Mediation is based on concepts of
- Problem solving
- The needs and interests of the participants
- Procedural flexibility
Mediation focuses on
- Liabilities & Assets
- Child Support
- Developing a Parenting Plan
- Time Sharing
Mediation is child focused and solution focused.