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The Mediation Process

Welcome to FindLaw's Mediation Process section. Mediating a dispute may provide a valuable alternative to a courtroom, or at least be a viable first option before resorting to litigation. It is considerably less adversarial and encourages the parties to work out an equitable agreement without lawyering up. However, before seeking mediation, it is a good idea to be well-informed about how the process works and what to expect. In this section, you will find articles outlining some of the advantages offered by mediation, answers to commonly asked questions about mediation, the types of cases that typically are good for mediation, and more.

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