|Mediate BC provides information about mediation as a dispute resolution process and alternative to going to court. Services include a Court Mediation Program for Small Claims, Family Mediation, and Child Protection Mediation.||
A dispute resolution process in which a specially-trained neutral person facilitates discussions between the parties to a legal dispute and helps them reach a compromise settling the dispute. See "alternative dispute resolution" and "family law mediator."
The processes used to conclusively resolve legal disputes including negotiation, collaborative settlement processes, mediation, arbitration, and litigation.