The courtroom can be a contentious place. Things like the high-profile lawsuits and divorce cases you read about or see on television can drag on for days, weeks, or months. And they can get nasty and leave a bad taste in everyone’s mouth when all is said and done.
Divorce law is one area where people have historically turned to mediation as an alternative to litigation. But increasingly, mediation is being used in other areas, like estate and probate cases, where there are disputes over inheritances.