Disputes occur every day between an employer and employee, between businesses and between individuals. When people cannot resolve their differences they turn to others for help.
In decades past, the only available option for a serious business dispute was the court system. Since then, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods like mediation have made things a lot easier.
Mediation is a form of dispute resolution used by businesses of all sizes and by people with all kinds of conflict. Mediation is an informal, voluntary means to allow parties to hear each other and find a solution that works creatively to solve the problems at hand. Good mediators are trained, experienced and neutral. Mediators do not pressure you to agree nor do they make recommendations.
Large corporations, human resource administrators and couples getting divorced choose mediation for reasons including the following:
Mediation does not always work. When parties cannot find agree, the option of litigation is always available.
Arbitration is also a form of ADR we will discuss in the next blog. When you have a dispute that needs a good solution, get trusted counsel from an experienced Georgia mediator.