TAPM provides support to mediators and promotes mediation as a valuable practice to resolve conflicts, both within and beyond the legal systems. We emphasize facilitated problem-solving and communication in a confidential and supportive process, to empower individuals to develop mutually agreeable solutions.
What is Mediation?
There are several reasons why using mediation can be beneficial. Mediation is a voluntary process, meaning all parties willingly participate and can express their concerns and interest. It offers a non-adversarial approach, unlike litigation or formal dispute resolution methods.
Mediation is generally less expensive than going to court.
Mediation is confidential, which allows parties to openly discuss their issues without fear of public exposure.
Mediation may help preserve relationships.
Mediation allows for flexible and creativesolutions that can address the specific needs and interests of the parties involved.
Mediation generally offers a quicker resolution compared to litigation.
Mediation empowers participants by giving them an active role in decision making, which often leads to higher levels of satisfaction.
The benefits of mediation may vary depending on the specific circumstances and individuals involved. It can be helpful to consult with a professional mediator to understand how mediation could be beneficial for your particular situation