Do our children have a better idea?
Common things we hear about not choosing mediation.
With another perspective
but I know i am right!
Life coach Audrey Marlene suggests, "The underlying cause of the need to be right is fear. This is an deep-seated fear of being wrong and losing credibility or control. When someone disagrees, this individual feels threatened and goes on the defensive, trying desperately to maintain control so they can feel comfortably safe again."
Q: that's not legal!? Is it?
The law is complex. Lots of things you might not know. For instance,
Did you know that before March 2015 it was illegal to have more than 3 cats in one home in Los Angeles?
Fact?: I have no doubt i will win (click for secret answer)
In our experience, everyone who lost at trial regrets not trying mediation first.
I don't like/trust my opponent!
You don't have to trust the other side for mediation to work. Once an agreement is reached between the parties and is reduced to writing, it is binding and enforceable. But often the mediation process creates an environment whereby the parties do develop a trust for each other.