Mediation IS NEGOTIATION and COMPROMISE. Most mediations are about money, flowing from one person to the other. Knowing how to negotiate in money terms is key. 5 Tips to Negotiating the Numbers in Mediation Know your bottom number. If the case is over a broken fence that costs $500 to replace, and you’ll take $500,…

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Yes, you should PREPARE for Mediation. This is your one chance to resolve this conflict BEFORE trial, so here’s how to give it 110% effort. 5 Ways to Prepare for Mediation Get all your paperwork printed and organized in a file. A pet-peve of mine is to watch parties who bring in NOTHING, try to…

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Most people cringe when they received notice of a lawsuit. If you have, your either involved as Plaintiff-the one suing, or Defendant-the one being sued. A few weeks later, you are likely to receive an official notice of the Court, requiring you to mediate on such and such date and time. Questions are your best…

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