Preparing to Discuss Custody at Mediation Mediation can be a helpful tool for many disputes, but one of the most frequently mediated issues in Utah is that of custody. Custody can be a difficult matter for parents to discuss, primarily because children are so important. Instead of preparing for mediation by digging your heels into the ground, consider…

Can Mediation Work for You? In Utah, mediation is mandatory for most divorce cases. Divorce mediation typically involves sitting down with a neutral third party, in an attempt to resolve any issues in dispute. Generally, you and your spouse must participate in at least one session. But can mediation actually work? Sometimes the answer is yes, particularly…

How To Prepare for Mediation Whether it’s your first time mediating or whether you’ve attended before, keep these considerations in mind as you are preparing to attend mediation. Come With an Open Mind Mediation can be a powerful tool if both parties allow it to be. Be prepared to discuss issues pertaining to your case. At…

Mediation Failed Over A Baseball Generally, before a case can move toward a final resolution at trial, the parties have to attempt mediation. Mediation can be a wonderful tool in a disputed case and can often be very successful, however, it isn’t uncommon for parties to nearly come to an agreement but become gridlocked on one issue….

Mediation: a Requirement or an Opportunity? Mediation can be a helpful tool if both parties are willing to give the mediator the opportunity to offer their insight. Mediation has been beneficial in many cases; it can be a resource that can save the parties’ time and money. Too often, mediation is treated more like a requirement,…