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The Importance of Pre-Mediation Negotiation

One of the most important things that parties involved in mediation can do is to have adequate pre-mediation negotiation.  By having open negotiation even before mediation takes place, the parties will have a better idea as to what the strengths and weaknesses of the other side’s case is and a better understanding of the expectations they have when it comes to settling their case.

When the parties come to an agreement to mediate their dispute, it is really only the first step in beginning the mediation. [Read more…]