What is mediation?
is a process whereby
A neutral and impartial third party (the mediator)
Facilitates communication between negotiating parties which
May enable the parties to reach a mutually acceptably agreement or a
better understanding of each participants' interests, needs, values and
The parties are the decision makers, in collaboration with their attorneys or
other persons upon whom they rely for advice. Mediation is based upon the
principle of self-determination by the parties, which means the parties are
the decision makers, and relies on the parties to
reach a voluntary outcome.
What happens at a mediation session?
The mediators guide the session. Each of the parties has an opportunity to
explain his or her perspective of the situation and issues. The mediators
listen to understand, and then help the parties to explore their individual
and shared concerns. The mediators help the parties to identify common
interests, to probe areas of disagreement, and to craft an agreement.
The mediators are bound by a signed agreement to keep the mediation process
do I schedule/request
Call Just Solutions at 502/581-1961 and ask to speak to Case Management.
You will speak with a professional mediator, who will answer your questions
and discuss the case with you. There is no fee for this initial
conversation, and the mediator will proceed with next steps only at your