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Mediation vs. Collaborative Law: What is the Difference?

When spouses in Encinitas attempt to avoid the stress and expense of litigated divorces, they typically choose one of two options: Collaborative law or mediation. While both of these options allow you to avoid a divorce trial, they are also quite different. If you are approaching divorce and you would like to settle your separation […]

Diffusing the Cost of Conflict Through Mediation

At Blue Sky Mediation Center, our experienced San Diego County mediator knows every mediation session is unique, which means the overall cost of the conflict resolution depends on the nature of the dispute. Most mediations can be completed in one session, but some of the more complex disputes do require two or more sessions to […]

How Important is Confidentiality to the Mediation Process?

At Blue Sky Mediation Center, our experienced San Diego County mediator knows privacy is one of the central reasons many people choose mediation to resolve both personal and professional disputes outside of the courtroom. The broad scope of the mediation privilege allows for a safe space to openly discuss all aspects of a dispute. We also […]

How Do I Know If My Conflict is Suited for Mediation?

At Blue Sky Mediation Center, our experienced San Diego County mediator knows when business, family, or other relationships are strained, communication is the key to reaching an amicable solution. The trouble is, most disputes begin with an accusatorial tone, which leads to confrontation, combative responses and, eventually, an impasse, with no solution in sight. That […]

How a Relaxed and Informal Mediation Atmosphere Will Help Produce Results

At Blue Sky Mediation Center, our skilled California mediator knows environments send messages that strongly influence the success of mediation. A well-designed mediation space provides a safe environment to explore potential solutions and encourages a mutual understanding by helping the parties gain insight into what is important, so they can align their goals. We take […]

How Mediation Helps Resolve Conflict Without Tempers Flaring

At Blue Sky Mediation Center, we understand that trying to settle a conflict with tempers flaring is counterproductive. Chances are, if you are in the middle of a business dispute, probate conflict, employment issue, or another type of negotiation that is currently at a stalemate, you already know that contempt is not moving the conversation […]

Remote Mediation Sessions Create Virtual Solutions

At Blue Sky Mediation, we understand that in 2020, California’s COVID-19 restrictions changed lives locally, nationally, and worldwide. The reality was, even though it did not feel like it at times, the world kept turning. Business, employment, and personal disputes still occurred and were exacerbated by the lack of real-time mediation solutions. As employers and […]