Knowledge Base

Frequently Asked Questions
About Mediation 


March 1, 2013
Written by CMDR Staff

At the Centre for Mediation and Dispute Resolution, staff members are available weekdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm to answer your questions.  The following listing presents a sampling of questions most frequently asked by prospective clients.

How long does the mediation process take?

What issues/areas are covered in mediation?

The mediation process will cover the following areas, if applicable to your situation:

Additional issues emerge in mediations depending upon each couple’s view of the areas to be covered and their interest in exploring the present and future consequences of their final agreement. 

What are the essential differences between mediation and litigation?

Will we save money by mediating?

How will I know if I’m getting a fair deal?

How long will it take for us to be divorced?

May we elect to use mediation for only some—not all- of the areas covered by an agreement?

I am interested in using mediation, but my spouse is uncertain.  Can a mediator help convince my spouse?

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