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Elder Mediation

Elder, or senior mediation, is a growing and evolving field which is known as an effective way for families and older relatives to address aging issues. It is the easiest , most cost effective and most beneficial way for families to address and deal with the issues concerning issues with aging parents and relatives. Courts in numerous jurisdictions around the country are beginning to order parties to mediation in contested adult guardianship cases.

The Mediation Process

Mediation can be voluntary or court –ordered. The mediation process begins with the assumption that the parties are willing to discuss and resolve the issues.   By exploring the strengths and weaknesses of each party’s position and acting as an intermediary, the mediator provides an objective point of view and helps to defuse the parties’ emotions and guides the parties towards a frank look at the consequences of the options that are available.

Mediation - Your No-court Solution

Mediation is an alternative way to address legal problems, including but not limited to those issues that would otherwise be handled in court. Vervaecke Law and Mediation offers mediation for all kinds of business and family law disputes along with workplace and employment issues. Mediation is a problem solving process in which an impartial third party acts to encourage and enable the resolution to a dispute. It is an informal and non-adversarial process intended to help parties reach a MUTUALLY ACCEPTABLE AGREEMENT where all parties win.

Experienced Mediator and Arbitrator

Experienced Mediator and Arbitrator

The mediation process is becoming more and more popular as a way for parties to control their destiny instead of putting their future in the hands of judge. There are many benefits to mediation instead of litigation. These include:  minimal exposure to the court system, no third-party agendas, substantially reduced costs, increased options, control over the process and outcome, mutually satisfactory results, reduced time, confidentiality, and reduced animosity and frustration.

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