What Does A Mediator Do?

A mediator explains the mediation process, provides a supportive, non­confrontational setting in which to negotiate. They also assist the parties to understand and analyze the facts and issues. Mediators keep the parties focused on issues, help the party gain control of their dispute and facilitate creative and cost effective solutions.

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