Mediation is a voluntary, confidential process in which we help the parties to identify and discuss issues of mutual concern, explore various solutions and develop a settlement that is mutually acceptable to the parties.
Med/Arb (mediation followed by arbitration, if necessary) is a voluntary, confidential process in which we help the parties to identify and discuss issues of mutual concern, explore various solutions and develop a settlement that is mutually acceptable to the parties.
Conciliation is a process in which we assist the parties and/or their lawyers to settle a case by clarifying the issues and assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each side of the case.
Case Evaluation is a process in which the parties or their attorneys present a summary of their case to us. We then give the participants a non-binding opinion of the likely outcome or range of expected outcomes if the case proceeds to a trial by a judge in court.
Dispute Resolution Coordination is a neutral-driven process after the parties have reached a divorce or other agreement, when they have either deferred resolution of certain issues between them and/or they have a number of implementation matters in which they anticipate problems reaching consensus or efficient completion.
Case management is a process in which parties and/or their lawyers engage us to monitor and regulate their litigation process, often by means of an appointment as a “special master”, or as med/arb provider.
Arbitration is a process in which we make a binding or non-binding decision after hearing arguments and considering evidence. The parties determine the formality and finality of the process, in consultation with us.
Master Hearing is a process in which the parties seek an order of court that authorizes us to hear arguments, review evidence and “find facts” that a judge ordinarily would do at a trial in court.