Civil mediation can be a great option for resolving disputes. In Idaho Falls mediation, two parties in a lawsuit meet with a neutral third party and work to arrive at a solution they can both agree on. That third party is a person known as a mediator, who has been specially trained in conflict resolution.

Civil mediators in Idaho Falls help people resolve their disputes much more quickly than the civil court system does. Across the US, courts are backed up because there are many more cases than there are time slots, so agreeing to try mediation means bypassing the crowded court calendar.

Using civil mediators in Idaho Falls is also less expensive than a traditional lawsuit. Although the parties in a mediation proceeding can be advised by lawyers, they don’t have to be, so they don’t have to pay a lawyer to keep coming to court with them for hearings as is the case in a civil lawsuit.

The mediation process is also great because there is no risk of appeals since mediation is binding. Mediators can help people to arrive at creative solutions that provide forms of resolution that the court can’t offer. In mediation, the two parties also learn to talk to one another again and choosing mediation over court can sometimes help save relationships that might be utterly destroyed by a stressful court case.

Idaho Falls mediation is an increasingly popular option for people who just want to get their cases concluded as soon as possible. Civil mediators understand the law well, and some of them have even attended law school, so they understand civil lawsuits and help to move discussions along.

For example, in a typical mediation case, one party will make an offer and the mediator will present this to the other party, who may reject or accept it. The parties will keep revisiting the issues under discussion, and the mediator will gently encourage them to make progress if it seems they are stuck.

Mediators help to keep proceedings civil when they get heated and they will remind the parties involved in the lawsuit to maintain proper decorum. Thomsen Holman Wheiler PLLC is a law firm in Idaho Falls that offers mediation services and the team at Thomsen Holman Wheiler PLLC is proud of the high quality services they provide.