We are a Mediation Firm that specializes in finding Individual & Inexpenisve solutions for your legal or personal issues. We specialize in Divorce, Business, Personal Injury & Foreclosure mediations. We work in the privacy or our offices and can resolve your issues quickly & efficiently or we can come to your location.
Mediation Services has over 26 years of experience in the Florida Legal Community. We are the leaders in creative resolutions for Divorce Mediation & Circuit Civil cases.
If you are considering hiring a mediator I urge you to look carefully at their qualifications & actual experience.
At the "End of the Day" what really matters is: "Did you get a resolution to your case?"
We have the knowledge, training & experience to help our clients reach the agreement that they need, to avoid a costly trip to court.
THAT'S WHAT MATTERS. We have the track record to prove it!
We are experinced in:
Personal Injury Mediation
Bad Debt & Collection Mediations
Elder Abuse & Elder Care Mediations
Insurance/Loss Mitigation &
Helpful Hints for Foreclosure Mediations
Last week a participated in a Foreclosure Mediation the did not go well. The Borrower showed up late to the mediation, was wearing "beach attire" and the document package that had been submitted to the bank was over a year old & was incomplete.
To top off the meeting, the borrower got angry at the attorneys and decided to threaten them as he left the office. This mediation was "less than successful".
Want to have a good meeting with the bank? Start Here:
1.) Make sure the document package that you submitted to the bank was received & is complete at least 1 month beforethe mediation.
2.) Put your Loan number & date on each page. (Except for the IRS 4507-T).
3.) Approach the meeting as if you were applying for a new mortgage - clean up your credit & debts. Bring a recent P&L, set of Bank Statements, Pay Roll Stubs & Tax Returns with you to the mediation.
4.) Dress for Success.
5.) If you spoke with someone at the bank, make notes including their Name, Phone Number and Extension.
6.) Most banks have a Home Retention Department - call them 2 weeks beforethe mediation and ask: "Is there any additional things I must do before the mediation?"
The Better you Prepare - the Better the Mediation will Go!
Conflicts are a fact of life. Whether you are an individual going through a divorce or are in business and are faced with some difficult issues, we are here to help. We can provide individual an unique solutions at a fraction of the cost of litigation.
If you are going through a Divorce: We have over 25 years of experience in helping folks solve their most difficult problems. We are experienced in issues such as Child Custody, Child Support and Settlement Agreements. We can help you "just make some sense" out of all those legal forms required when going through a divorce. Both Leslie Telford and Gary Kettring are Florida Supreme Court Certified Family & Circuit Civil Mediators.
If you are in Business: We offer solutions for businesses faced with some difficult issues such as, Collections, Human Resource difficulties, or Customer Relations. We have the right solutions to fit your situation. Gary Kettring & Leslie Telford are Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediators. We understand business dynamics in our changing & challenging business environment and can help with your most difficult problems.
Why spend thousands of dollars in Litigation fees, when you can accomplish a better solution through Mediation?
We understand that you are busy and time is one of the most important treasures that you have. And like most things that are important, there usually isn't a lot of it!
That's why we will work aroundyour schedule. We offer after-hour and weekend appointments at No Additional Cost to you!
We invite you to call us or come to our spacious and private office to get acquainted and ask any additional questions that you might have. Our office is fully equipped with computers, Skype & WiFi service for your use and needs.
Why do the courts in most of the US use mediation?
Because it Works. Give us a Call today!
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One of our Judges made a profound comment regarding Children & Divorced Parents:
"Love your Children MORE than you Hate Each Other!"