How the Mediation Process works

Typically, only civil cases can be mediated. The kinds of civil cases that are mediated include business disputes, landlord-tenant disputes, small claims disputes, divorces, child custody disputes and contract disputes.

One of the primary reasons to choose mediation over typical litigation is if you are concerned about maintaining an important relationship with the person on the other side. Mediation is more cooperative and collaborative, so it is a good choice for disputes that involve business partners, co-parents, family members or neighbors.

Laura Ouin is a dedicated Business Development Professional and Mediator who is infinitely passionate about serving people. Currently based in Dallas, Texas, she is the Principal, Mediator, and Business Development Specialist of Third Coast Mediation. To date, she has garnered nearly 20 years of direct experience in the business development, mediation, technology, and marketing specialty areas.