HOW TO NEGOTIATE

If you are involved in a dispute and are looking for the best approach to resolve it, the following quick tips will help you. Resolving disputes requires a recognition that each side has needs or interests that have to be satisfied. And those may involve a piece of property, a business or a relationship where […]

MOVING TO ARBITRATION

If you are involved in a dispute ranging from a simple debt collection to a shareholder or third party contractor dispute, here are some quick tips that will help you. If you are looking at starting a lawsuit, you need to know that the trial courts generally known as Superior Courts of Justice are backlogged […]

WHEN MEDIATION WORKS

If you are interesting in mediating a dispute, here are some quick pointers that will help you. 1) Mediation is a strictly voluntary process. The mediator’s role is to facilitate settlement not to make any decisions for the parties. 2) The mediator must be neutral and independent of the parties and does not act for […]

CHOOSING ARBITRATION

If you are involved in a property, or commercial conflict, you may want to consider arbitration rather than litigation. Here are some quick pointers. In the GTA, lawsuits are taking from five to seven years to reach trial. These delays directly result from government under funding and a shortage of judges. Arbitration can move quickly […]

CHOOSING THE RIGHT MEDIATOR

If you need a mediator to assist in resolving a dispute, here are some quick tips to help you. The dispute may involve a conflict about property, business, or a family issue. Mediation is a staged process and the actual subject matter may vary. The mediator does not represent any of the parties and must […]