Mediation Representation

Must Parties be Represented by Attorneys?

The goal of mediation is for parties to create agreements which are fair, workable, and which will not be subject to future challenges or frequent petitions for modification. To this end, it is important that the parties make informed decisions at mediation. Because mediators cannot advise parties of their legal rights nor of likely outcomes if their disputes were tried in court, of their dispute, parties may wish to retain legal counsel who can render legal advice before and during the process, and who can further assist in the preparation and filing of documents necessary to effectuate the parties agreement. Parties are encouraged, however, to select attorneys who understand and support the mediation process, as well as their client's decision to mediate.

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