Mediation to End Your Neighborhood Dispute in Arizona

Your neighborhood should be a stress-free zone.  However, we have all had a neighbor or two who made our very existence intolerable: the one with the car alarm that goes off every night (you know who you are); the ones who want everyone to enjoy their colorful marital fights (your door does close, Sir.  You know that, don’t you?); or the ones who will not remove their lawn ornaments from your side of the property (do you really need both the donkey and the gnome?) The list … [Read more...]

How Can You Afford to Hire A Lawyer in this economy? Phoenix Arizona

When Going to court in Arizona can cost tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars, who can afford pay to litigate in this current economy?  Okay, who can afford to litigate other than corporations that received TARP money? Conflicts do not generally disappear when money is short supply.  Typically, more conflicts tend to arise when money is short.  It has been said that money problems are one of the top reasons for relationship issues.  Further, with a bad economy, more people are failing to … [Read more...]

Are There Different Types of Mediations? – Phoenix Arizona

Generally there are  three types of mediation.  These would include Evaluative, Facilitative and Transformative Mediation. What is Evaluative Mediation? Evaluative mediation is a process that is based on using settlement conferences that are run by judges.  Attorneys will normally work with the court to select the mediator and are active participants in the mediation process.  Typically the parties are most often present at the mediation however the mediator may meet with the attorneys alone … [Read more...]

Alona M. Gottfried, Esq.
8160 E Butherus Dr, Suite #7 Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Phone: (480) 776-8271