We are ready to virtually mediate!

Contact us directly at Reception@CenterForResolution.org or 253-572-3657

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Pierce County District Court  Small Claims Mediations will be held by Remote Appearance (via Zoom)

If you have trouble connecting to your mediation, please immediately call

the Center for Dialog & Resolution at (253) 253 572-3657

If you are unable to get through email: Reception@CenterForResolution.org

Contact the District Court directly with any questions: 253.798.7487 or

visit their website at piercecountywa.org/101/District-Court

 

For Day-Of Mediation information, click here.

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Mediation is a voluntary process that brings people who have a disagreement together with one or more impartial mediators. Mediators impartially facilitate the communication between the disputing parties with a goal to resolve the conflict.

This is not the same as arbitration (where the disputing parties submit the problem to a third party who makes the decision, and both parties have to abide by it) or litigation (bringing a lawsuit against someone). In both of those processes, one side “wins” and the other side “loses.” The goal of mediation is to help the disputing parties come to an agreement that satisfies everyone.

 

Following is a partial list of the kinds of conflicts we mediate at CDR:

FAMILY

• Dissolution (Divorce), Parenting Plans (Original or Modifications), Third Party Custody, Elder Care, Parent with Teen

CIVIL

• Personal Injury, Discrimination, Probate, Motor Vehicle Accident, General Liability, Property, Real Property

NEIGHBORHOOD

• Landlord-Tenant, Noise, Nuisance, Animals, Parking, Homeowner Associations, Property Boundaries, Code Violations (referred from Municipal or District Court)

WORKPLACE

• Management, Employees, Co-workers, Departmental, Communication Issues, Roles and Responsibilities, Gossip, Pre-and Post-Grievance

BUSINESS AND CONSUMER

• Commercial, Contracts, Repairs, Leases, Incomplete Work

ORGANIZATIONAL AND GROUP

• Small and Large Group Dynamics, Improving Teamwork, Customer Service, Employer-Employee, Communication Issues, Resolving Unmet Expectations

PUBLIC POLICY

• Community Involvement, Best Practices, Strategic Planning, Communication, Multi-party and Multi-agency

Fees and Policies

Who recommends mediation?
%
of our clients
Are mediators impartial?
%
of clients think so
Cases resolved before trial
%
in District & Small Claims Court