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Is Mediation Right for You?

October 2003
Written by CMDR Staff

Is Mediation Right for You?

Individuals considering mediation frequently want to know whether or not they are appropriate mediation candidates. Unfortunately, too many just dismiss mediation outright, self-branding themselves as inappropriate candidates without any consideration of the accuracy of their assessment. Then, too, there are the many who haven’t the vaguest idea that mediation may well be a valuable option for them.

Back to the question: How do you determine if you and your spouse would be able to mediate?

Some couples are obvious candidates:

Although most couples are good candidates for mediation, albeit some couples face more challenges than others, there are those that should not mediate.

Couples who should not mediate include:

Couples owe it to themselves and to their families to at least investigate all options, including mediation.

At the Centre for Mediation & Dispute Resolution, we have more than 22 years of working with couples in mediation—imagine the number of different options we can help couples to explore based on our experience and expertise.

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