After the well publicised case of Ilot v Mitson in 2017, there were concerns that the decision to award an estranged daughter around 10% of her late mother’s estate may have opened the floodgates for adult non-dependant children to bring claims...
Mediation also known as Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is one of the quickest and most cost effective ways to resolve a dispute. If you are looking for an alternative way to resolve a dispute, Stephensons can offer trained mediators who will be able to guide you through the process.
Why use mediation?
Going to court can prove to be an extremely stressful, time consuming and expensive process. Through mediation parties can find a workable agreement without the need for court action.
Most parties involved in a dispute would rather agree a settlement than go to court. Mediation can be used to the best effect where opposing parties want to agree a solution but for some reason are unable to settle. The benefits of reaching an agreement through mediation can prove beneficial from both a personal and financial perspective.
If you feel you could benefit from mediation please complete our online enquiry form and one of our mediation specialists will contact you.