If you want to settle a dispute outside of court, mediation is a great alternative. We offer free mediation service to the residents and businesses of Los Angeles County.
We handle disputes between individuals and/or businesses, such as:
What is mediation?
In mediation, a neutral third party helps you resolve your dispute. Participation is voluntary, so both sides must agree to mediation to begin the process.
The mediator is a neutral party who does not take sides. The mediator is trained to assist both of you in reaching a solution to the problem.
Mediation is confidential. Conversations and settlement agreements can be kept confidential.
Mediation is risk-free. If you cannot resolve your dispute in mediation, you can still go to court.
There are three kinds of mediation:
How does the process begin?
We send you a mediation form to complete and send back to us.
When we receive your mediation form, we:
When both parties agree to participate, the mediator will call you to:
If the other party agrees to mediation it will be scheduled at a time convenient to both of you.
How is mediation conducted?
In all sessions, the mediator does the following:
What happens after the session?
In a Face-to-Face Mediation, the parties may create and sign an agreement at the session.
If the dispute is not solved, the parties can take other action, such as going to court.
All sides are requested to complete and return a survey form.
Dispute Resolution Form (PDF format)
Contact us for more information or speak with one of our counselors at (800) 593-8222. If you live outside of Southern California, call us at (213) 974-0825.
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