Q: My mediation date is set. Why have I been asked to call for a pre-screening?
In certain cases, like family and divorce mediation, a pre-screening
is required. The screening allows our office to make sure mediation is
appropriate in your specific case. If, for instance, violence has been a
part of the marital relationship, mediation is probably not
Q: What is my role in mediation if my attorney is attending?
It is not uncommon for attorneys to attend mediation with their
clients. We encourage you to coordinate with your attorney prior to
mediation to prepare for the session.
are different types and structures of mediation. With Early
Settlement Mediation the parties take a primary role in the discussion.
The attorney's role is somewhat limited since they will not be
addressing either the other party or the other party's attorney.