What is mediation? 2017-09-26T20:06:51+00:00

WHAT IS MEDIATION?

Vanessa Fontana - Légal & Médiation

WHAT IS MEDIATION ?

NEGOTIATION · FACILITATION · SOLUTIONS

Mediation is a non-judicial, dispute-resolution mechanism that offers parties to come to a mutually beneficial agreement to their conflict, disagreement, and dispute with the help of an impartial and accredited mediator.

Mediation avoids having to address a recourse before the court, which saves time, cost, stress, and the risk of a decision imposed by a court that fails to consider the interest and needs of all parties.

The mediator intervenes to help negotiate an agreement that caters to the needs and interests of all parties involved.

Mediation can be introduced at any time, before or during a judicial recourse, when a conflict, disagreement, difficulty, or dispute arises.

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CONFIDENTIALITY AND Me FONTANA’S ROLE

AS AN ACCREDITATED MEDIATOR

Me Fontana’s role as mediator is neutral and impartial. She ensures that parties speak freely and openly about their needs and expectations.

The mediator does not decide on behalf of the parties. However, Me Fontana is present and attentive to their needs to help and to guide them find mutually satisfying solutions leading to a mutual agreement.

Negotiations are held on the basis of respect and must be equitable and based on sound judgment.

Mediation is confidential and its contents cannot be used as evidence before a court.

FEES

In family mediation, Quebec’s Justice Minister subsidizes a certain number of family mediation sessions. If you require a family mediator, you may contact Me Fontana to find out about the program’s admission criteria and the available resources.

In a mediation related to civil, commercial, and labour matters, all parties share equally the cost of the mediation sessions. You may contact Me Fontana to find out about fees related to mediation sessions.

Me Fontana is an accredited family mediator as well as for any conflict, disagreement, difficulty, or dispute whether it is in civil, commercial or labour-related matters.

Ultimately, you are assured to have an accessible person at your service and benefit from an efficient and professional process.

Note that the content on this website does not constitute legal advice.

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By entrusting your file to Vanessa Fontana, you are assured to have an accessible person at your service and benefit from an efficient and professional process.

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