Johnson Gray & Johnson

Civil Mediation

The law offices of Johnson Gray & Johnson are pleased to offer Civil Mediation Services to clients throughout central Indiana. Civil mediation can be an excellent option for dispute resolution. It is a confidential process that is quicker and less costly than litigation yet has the same legal effect. Many conflicts can be resolved by the parties themselves, in a mediation process designed to bring about an outcome that is fair and satisfying to all.

What Civil Mediation Has to Offer
When individuals choose civil mediation, they are taking their dispute to a neutral third party ─ the mediator ─ who will:

  • explain the mediation process
  • help identify and clarify the issues involved in the dispute  
  • propose alternatives to resolve the dispute when appropriate  
  • encourage and assist the two disputing parties in their negotiated settlement
  • help bring about a voluntary resolution to the dispute that is satisfactory to both parties

The mediator may also draft the agreed-upon settlement document. It should be noted, however, that the mediator has no power to decide how a dispute will be resolved. The parties (whether two or more) decide themselves how the dispute will be resolved.

Advantages of Civil Mediation
Resolving a dispute through mediation keeps the parties out of court, a frequently costly and stressful option that often takes much longer than the parties would like. Litigation also tends to leave the parties in more emotional turmoil than when they started. The use of civil mediation can avoid these pitfalls.

An Option for Many Types of Disputes
At the law offices of Johnson Gray & Johnson, civil mediation is available for disputes involving the following:

  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Construction
  • Contract / Business
  • Education (e.g., school disciplinary hearings)
  • Employment (e.g., contracts, discrimination, harassment)
  • Insurance Issues (e.g., coverage, bad faith)
  • Landlord-Tenant Issues
  • Property Damage
  • Probate Matters

Learn More about Civil Mediation
Find out whether civil mediation is a good option for you. Contact the law offices of Johnson Gray & Johnson to speak with one of our attorneys about your dispute. We'll discuss your circumstances and advise you of your alternatives.

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Johnson Gray & Johnson
Attorneys at Law
63 East Court Street
PO Box 160
Franklin, IN 46131
tel: 317.738.3365
fax: 317.738.3862