How to Prepare for a Mediation in AZ

The Boy Scout’s motto - Be Prepared – applies to mediation in Phoenix AZ.   Below are four ideas of how you can prepare yourself for a successful mediation. 1.     Understand what is not worth fighting about. Before refusing to bend on an issue, ask yourself:  Is this an issue really worth fighting about, or is it something I am willing to concede to get some other benefit?  Some people spend thousands of dollars fighting over an issue worth fifty dollars.  If the issue is not worth thousands … [Read more...]

How to Prepare for Mediation in Phoenix Arizona

In my last blog entry, I gave four ideas for preparing yourself for a successful mediation.  Below are four other ideas: 1.     Think creatively. Mediation allows you to consider options that the Court would never address.  For example, you can contract for the payment of a common child’s college education in a mediated agreement.  You cannot do that at trial.  Thinking “outside of the box” may result in a much more satisfying resolution of your conflict. 2.     Be ready to … [Read more...]

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