Mediation-Conflict Resolution & Services
Located near Asheville, NC in Buncombe County
you are experiencing a conflict (i.e. divorce or other family related
or civil dispute regarding an issue such as employment, neighbors,
contract, business, friends, etc.) there are alternatives to the ugly
and drawn out legal processes that can cause so much pain and
bitterness. Mediation is an option. Mediation concentrates on the parties and what they want. Mediation-conflict resolution is located in Alexander, NC (near Asheville, NC) in Buncombe County.
In mediation, two or more parties involved in a dispute come together
to try to find a fair and workable solution to their problem with the
"help" of a neutral mediator who is trained in cooperative conflict
the disputing parties fail to come to an agreement, or in some cases
where the parties do not wish to litigate and feel that mediation would
not be the proper venue for them, arbitration may
become needed. The arbitrator or arbiter is also a neutral third party
who conducts a hearing between the disputants and then renders a final
decision or award. Generally, Arbitration is fairer than litigation as
it is more informal and evidence that would not be able to be admitted
in a traditional trial, can be used in arbitration. Further information on types of arbitration can be found on the Civil Mediation & Arbitration page. For more
information on our mediation services regarding divorce and family
issues, see the Divorce & Family Mediation page, for more information on mediation or arbitration services regarding Civil, see the Civil Mediation & Arbitration page.
Mediation and conflict resolution are sensitive skills requiring
training and discretion, which is why it is so important to the success
of any mediation to utilize the services of a mediator who is
experienced in resolving conflicts. Kathleen G. Johnson, Juris
Doctorate and Professional Mediator, is experienced with successfully
mediating divorcing couples, families in conflict, neighbors with
disputes, various business-employment problems, in fact most conflict.
She identifies strongly with all parties, really listens to what is
being said, assists the parties to fully hear each other, skillfully
ascertains where the actual conflicts exist, and faciliates a
resolution acceptable to all. In the event there should fail to be a
resolution, she is also a skilled Arbitrator.