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Settle the Case: Why “No” is Important

Settle the Case: Why “No” is Important

Welcome to Why No is the Most Important Question, or most important answer you can get in any negotiation where you want to settle the case. Why is that? Because No brings out the real issues. We find out what’s stopping somebody from making a deal, not just getting...
How to Choose the Right Mediator For Your Case

How to Choose the Right Mediator For Your Case

Mediation is a great way to settle a wide variety of disputes from neighbor disputes in housing associations to parental rights and responsibilities. Whenever you can settle the inevitable disputes that arise in life, choosing to do so outside of the overburdened...
Five Stages of Mediation

Five Stages of Mediation

Why Clients Bother With the Mediation Process Before you understand what’s involved with mediation, it might help to understand why so many choose this process. Mediators work with many different kinds of disputes. Often disputes between neighbors end up in mediation,...
Settlement versus Trial

Settlement versus Trial

A 2009 study from Cornell University found that nearly 70% of all civil cases settled out of court. Attorneys and mediation firms alike will tell you that most civil cases are settled out of court, but if your case is in the early stages of moving forward, you may...
Studies Show More People Prefer to Settle Without Trial

Studies Show More People Prefer to Settle Without Trial

If you’re going through mediation, settlement is the single best way to get the positive outcome you want, according to published research. More than that, though, it’s also the most popular method of resolving civil cases.  Stronger Outcomes When You Settle...