Myth or fact?

Neither of us want to budge. And we’re not really talking. I don’t want to go to court, but to get this resolved, that’s really the only option for us.
  • Myth
  • Fact

Mediation is a way to resolve a dispute. It's less formal than going to court, and much less expensive. Learn how mediation works, and how to get started with the process.

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  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in April 2021
  • Time to read: 6 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

David Kandestin, People's Law School

David Kandestin

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