Mediation is an informal process of resolving disputes with the assistance of a mediator. Those who act as mediators must be dedicated to the principle that all disputants hae a right to negotiate an attempt to determine the outcomes of their own conflicts.
Alternative dispute resolution has become a substantial part of the civil justice process. Lawyers often serve as third-party neutrals. A third-party neutral is a person, such as a mediator, arbitrator, or evaluator who assists the parties, represented are unrepresented, in the resolution of a dispute or in the arrangement of a transaction.
Kurt Arras serves as a mediator and has done so since 2012 and has successfully mediated hundreds of cases. Kurt Arras serves also as a Guardian ad litem to assist the courts by investigating the best interest of the minor children and representing those best interests. Kurt Arras also serves as a parenting coordinator to assist parties in the implementation of their joint custody plans and to resolve minor disputes by making recommendations to the courts which will eventually become court orders.