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Shortly after I began practicing family law, I reached the grim conclusion that the litigation process is a breeding ground for anxiety and suspicion. Although litigation is exhilarating and certainly appropriate in some cases, Collaboration is...
Practice areas: Mediation, Family, Wills & Living Wills
Jim has practiced law since 1972 in Minnesota and 1986 in Wisconsin. In addition to his law practice, he is a licensed real estate broker (since 1976). He has served as President (twice) of the South St. Paul Rotary Club and Board of Directors o...
Practice areas: Mediation, Probate, Corporate & Incorporation, Real Estate, Estate Planning
The mediation process can help you resolve disputes without going to court. In a mediation proceeding, a neutral third party (a mediation lawyer or mediator) meets with you and the person you disagree with. Mediators are trained to find mediation solutions in legal disputes, including divorce mediation and business disagreement mediation. The mediator acts as a facilitator, helping you negotiate until a solution is found. Mediation is the most informal process for dispute resolution and is usually the least expensive method. The drawback is that, unlike an arbitrator in arbitration, the mediator does not make a final decision. So, unless the parties agree and enter into a settlement agreement, the mediation can end without the dispute being solved.