Mediation Wigan can be used in situations where domestic violence has occurred or when one of the parties feels so intimidated by the other that it is impossible for them to sit down with each other in the same room.
Shuttling is something that some mediators despise. When it comes to keeping clients out of court and helping them reach a settlement, others see it as a fantastic tool.
Most mediators Wigan agree that a face-to-face discussion is the most effective method of resolving disputes. For those who are unable or unwilling to mediate in the same room, a shuttle mediation Wigan may be an excellent alternative to going to court. In addition, if you go to family court, you’ll be seated right next to the person with whom you’re arguing.
WHAT IS THE PROCESS OF SHUTTLE MEDIATION?
Each client is given a specific time slot and different arrival and departure times, ensuring equal time for all participants. It is common for the mediator to take the flip-chart with them as they move between rooms.
Mediation Wigan by phone differs from face-to-face sessions in that you rely solely on the mediator to relay your thoughts and feelings about the situation to the other party.
Parenting, property, and financial issues can all be addressed through shuttle mediation Wigan.
IS IT POSSIBLE FOR ME TO BRING SOMEONE ALONG TO SHUTTLE MEDIATION Wigan?
Yes. However, shuttle mediation allows you to bring someone with you to the mediation, but they are not permitted to negotiate directly with the mediator on your behalf. To avoid creating an unbalance in the mediation, they must not be a solicitor or family lawyer. Any third party who is not involved in discussions with the mediator may join you in your efforts as long as they do not interfere with the mediation process directly.
The term “collaborative mediation” refers to a type of mediation in which both parties agree to have a lawyer present during the mediation process.
HOW IS SHUTTLE MEDIATION BENEFICIAL?
In a recent shuttle case, one of our mediators encountered a client who grew increasingly enraged with the mediator as he discussed his wife’s financial views, to the point where he was afraid the mediator would attack him!
By saying, “When you confront me close to my face like that, I fear for my safety,” he was able to soothe his agitation. What do you think? ‘Would you like to take a break and go outside?’ Shuttle mediation can have a “shoot the messenger” problem, but this calmed the client down immediately.
Since mediation Wigan is a two-way street, the parties may not be able to understand each other’s perspectives. Face-to-face mediation, on the other hand, is faster and less expensive than using this method.
How long does Shuttle Mediation Wigan last?
For shuttle mediation, we typically set aside two hours instead of the usual 90 minutes. This is to give the mediator time to move between the rooms and meet with each client one-to-one. As a result, shuttle mediation typically takes more time than face-to-face sessions. The majority of clients will require a minimum of three joint shuttle sessions for parental or financial mediation Wigan.
CAN WE MEDIATE ONLINE FOR SHUTTLE TRAFFIC?
Yes. Zoom, the software we use for all of our online joint meetings, allows shuttle mediation Wigan. When using Zoom, you can be online in separate rooms and not have to see or talk to each other while the meeting is going on.
Using the same process, the mediator will shuttle between the virtual rooms, spending equal time with each of you. Due to the increased comfort and familiarity with online meetings and the recent Covid-19 outbreak, many mediators are questioning whether shuttle mediation in the same building is still necessary. A 90- or 120-minute virtual shuttle meeting is possible.
HOW DO WE SET UP MEDIATION SHUTTLE SERVICE?
Shuttle mediation can be held if both parties agree to it. Mediation cannot take place if one party refuses to participate in mediation Wigan word cloud shuttle mediation and the other refuses to participate in shuttle mediation. MIAM appointments are a good time to discuss shuttle mediation with your mediator.
Let your mediator know if you’d like to use shuttle mediation, and they’ll tell the other party. The mediator will see to it that you arrive and depart at separate times, thanks to the help of the company’s support staff. In the event you are concerned about your safety outside of the office, speak with the business support team or your MIAM first. It may be decided that mediation Wigan is not the best method for resolving your particular dispute because we cannot control what happens outside of our offices.
CAN THE MEDIATOR REQUIRE THAT WE DO SHUTTLE MEDIATION?
Yes. If the mediator feels that shuttle mediation Wigan is the only way to help you reach a successful conclusion, they will suggest this as an option. You will have to let the mediator know if you prefer standard face-to-face mediation if you decline. Our regular case reviews ensure that we are doing everything in our power to assist you in reaching a resolution. We may be able to use shuttle mediation to assist you in reaching an agreement.
Are There Any Other Options for Mediating Disputes?
The mediator may be able to help you set up a break-out room. If things get too heated during face-to-face mediation, it can be helpful to take a short break. Face-to-face mediation Wigan ensures that both of your voices are heard and that the mediation process is fair and equitable for all parties involved. Bullying and name calling will also not be tolerated.
In some cases, taking a break in a separate room or scheduling additional breaks can be beneficial. These can all be discussed with your mediator during your first appointment and will be included in their joint mediation plan. A shuttle mediation Wigan meeting can be replaced by any of these options.