Two neighbors, one white, one black sue one another over a common fence, the white turns the dispute into a racial issues. They sue one another, the dispute ends up in court and the court suggest voluntary mediation.
4 hour's latter, the dispute is resolved throught mediation.
Two long term friends 60 years turn to the courts, when one of the friends cuts up his road grader into 7 indidual pieces. The one party wanted to put the property up for Sale and thought the acreage would be more appealing without the rusted out road grader.
Buyer and seller get into a major dispute over a $25,000 deposit held in escrow.
Each of these related real estate disputes were resloved in Mediation, vs long term litigation.
The role of a mediator is to act as a neutral and open communication lines, between the parties.
Jim W Hildreth is a California mediator who's focus are real estate disputes. He work both in the private
and as a court appointed mediator.
Jim W Hildreth Mediator
Real Estate Mediation Services