The American Bar Association (ABA) has given permission to share the following Guides for this website.
These guides for Preparing for Mediation are designed to help parties plan to participate in mediation to make it as productive as possible. Lawyers, mediators, courts, mediation programs, and others may suggest that parties read one of these guides before participating in a mediation.
General information about the mediation process and questions to think about and ask before and during mediation.
Preparing for Family Mediation has information specific to mediation in family disputes.
This guide is designed for parties in complex civil disputes who are represented by lawyers.