Here at Mediate Tennessee Law we stress the importance of the mediation benefits in order to help potential parties understand the differences between mediation and litigation. After reviewing the many attributes it should be clear that mediation is a clear winner to resolve conflict.
We have conveniently listed the mediation benefits fact sheet for your review. Download the Mediate Tennessee Law Rule 31 Mediation Fact Sheet here.
Mediation vs. Litigation Attributes
Legally Binding Legally Binding Simple Complex Informal and easy to understand Formal and requires litigants Voluntary Involuntary Private and Confidential proceedings Public Self-determined solution Ordered by the Court or Jury Parties have voice and control Attorneys have voice and control Quick solutions Legal Delays and tactics that harms one or the other of the parties High Satisfaction and success Disgruntled acceptance and more legal processes for undesirable outcomes Costs are known and affordable Unknown, expensive, and potentially excessive for resolution Mediators focus on best interest solutions Attorneys focus on winning Mediators ask open-ended questions Attorneys asked close-ended questions guiding to a winning conclusion Mediators focus on successful resolution Attorneys look for fault or blame to enhance winning Mediators are impartial Attorneys are one-sided NO legal advice provided One-sided Legal Advice Parties or agreed third parties Involuntary possible Bureaucracy oversight
If the attributes themselves don't convince you then here's another key piece of information. It's been the direction of the court for the past two decades to empower parties to resolve their own issues. Thereby ordering parties to mediation to resolve conflicts that do not need the legal structure of court to achieve an outcome.
Doesn't it make sense to invoke Rule 31 Mediation and leverage mediation benefits voluntarily instead of having a court order it as the first step?
Call us at 865-984-8277 should you have a need for Rule 31 Mediation. What personal benefits can you experience from a successful mediation?
Here at Mediate Tennessee Law we are committed to providing civil law services that are based on the principles of Rule 31 as adopted in the State of Tennessee. Click here for exact Rule 31 details. We provide dependable, ethical, and caring leadership to help guide parties to self-determine agreements based upon their unique situation. It is our role to remain neutral because it is the parties that must live with their agreements. Statistics show that there is higher satisfaction and success for self-determined solutions instead of those imposed by the court.
Here are the primary areas of our civil law services.
- Business / (Customer / Vendor / Regulator)
- Employer / Employee
- Conservator / Conservatee - Ward
- Parent / child
- Family property, assets, estates
Here are the primary areas of our family law services involving divorce.
- Strategic planning
- Property, assets, and liabilities audit
- Co-parenting plans