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What is Mediation?

Mediation is a confidential meeting between disputing parties with a trained, neutral mediator.  The mediator facilitates a discussion of facts and issues and guides the disputants toward a mutually acceptable agreement. At some point during the mediation process, the parties normally separate into different rooms and privately confer with the mediator.  A mediator does not take sides.  And, unlike a judge or jury, a mediator does not decide the case.

Why Mediate?

Mediation has a high success rate.

You control the outcome or result (Not an arbitrator, judge or jury).

It is normally cost effective (It can avoid expense or further expense of contested litigation).

Mediation is potentially fast. A mediation can potentially be scheduled in as little as seven days and sometimes even sooner if necessary.

It is confidential.   It keeps disputes private and out of the public eye.

Mediation encourages dialogue.  With rare exceptions, statements made during a mediation can’t be used as evidence against any party.

It often prevents escalation of disputes into costly litigation or violence.

It is flexible. Disputants can mediate before, during, or after a lawsuit is filed.  Further, location is flexible.

Types of Disputes that may be mediated by Matthew Tozer:

Business conflicts.

Church related disputes.

Legal conflicts between Christians (See Christian lawsuits article).

Private School issues.

Neighbor clashes.

Personal injury cases.

Property damage matters.

Set up a Mediation Date:

    Contact Christian mediator Matthew B. Tozer Esq.

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