Category Archives: Conflict Resolution

Neutral Fact Finding Information & FAQs

What is Neutral Fact Finding? Where a dispute involves an issue requiring expertise and that issue is a stumbling block to settlement, the parties may agree on a neutral third-party to decide that issue. The parties may make the neutral’s decision binding or not. Neutral fact finding can also resolve disputes involving a business entity’s […]

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Conflict Resolution Strategies

Conflict Resolution Strategies “If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. It’s the hard that makes it great.” –Tom Hanks, A League of Their Own Resolving conflict is often a difficult, time-consuming, and emotional endeavor even if there isn’t something extremely serious (like settlement money or a divorce) at stake. Given this, how can we […]

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Arbitration Information & FAQs

What is Arbitration? An arbitration is essentially the same as a trial with some exceptions. During an arbitration, the arbiter (essentially, the “judge”) reviews the information and evidence provided, listens to both sides of the argument, and then comes to a decision on the matter. It can be used in either the public or the […]

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Mediation Information & FAQs

What is Mediation? Mediation is an informal, yet structured negotiation with an independent, neutral third-party (the mediator) facilitating the process. It can be an informal meeting or a scheduled conference, depending on the desires of the parties involved. How Does Mediation Assist in the Resolution of Conflict? In a mediation, each participant is given the […]

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