Reasons to Work With a Mediator

Benefits of Choosing Mediation

Conflicts and differences of opinion are human nature, but when an agreement is needed, it can be challenging to resolve when each person believes they are right.  

Whether you are going through a messy divorce or simply cannot come to an agreement about important matters, mediation can help. From an experienced mediator in Connecticut, below are a few ways meditation can help resolve your disputes:


During mediation, both parties can share their reasonings and have their voices heard. The sessions create an open space for both parties without outside influence, meaning situations can be handled without a best friend or relative chiming in. The mediator also does not decide the terms of the compromise; the parties do (in this fair and equal setting), where both can freely discuss.

Improved Communication and Cooperation

One of the main problems with disputes is the lack of effective communication and cooperation. During a session, the mediator will encourage both parties to participate and voice their opinions while respecting the other. Mediation with a professional fosters a problem-solving approach to the complaints, thus, helping the parties move forward with a compromise.

Avoid Litigation

One of the best benefits of mediation is that it can keep your issues out of the courtroom. As a result, you’ll be able to avoid potentially egregious litigation costs, save time, reduce the emotional toll, and not worry about any uncertainty that comes with a judicial trial. 


Strict confidentiality in mediation is what helps foster effective results. When your disputes are taken to court, they become public record and are open for anyone to hear. On the contrary, your issues and conversations are kept private during mediation, and nothing will be disclosed to anyone outside the session. 

Long-Lasting Results

Typically in a dispute that seems to be going in circles, there are myriad issues to unravel. When the parties share their views openly, they can dive deeper into the underlying problems, creating a long-lasting, impactful change that will be useful in preventing future arguments. When further disagreements emerge, the mediator can keep the parties on track toward progress.

Are you looking to hire a mediator in Fairfield, Connecticut? Turn to SkeltonADR, LLC.

If you are tired of arguing, it may be time to contact a mediator. Jay Skeleton of SkeltonADR, LLC in Fairfield County, CT, has decades of experience with alternative dispute resolution to achieve long-lasting, effective results for his clients. 
Request a session today by filling out a short form or give us a call at 203-351-9111.