Mediation is a process by which a neutral third party facilitates negotiations between parties in conflict. Its objective is to assist the parties in reaching an agreement that is satisfactory, fair, and acceptable to all parties.
Domestic mediation is appropriate in divorce, custody, modification, and some contempt cases. A mediator will work with the parties in divorce cases in an effort to bring about an agreement between the spouses or former spouses, concerning financial issues, co-parenting arrangements, and division of property and debts.
Mediation may be appropriate in account, product liability, auto accident, personal injury, malpractice, and wrongful death cases.