Don’t Litigate, Mediate!

No one likes being in a dispute or a disagreement. It's difficult, frustrating, and can be emotionally draining. However, litigation (going to court) is not always the best way to resolve differences. Another approach is Mediation.

An independent third party helps you come up with a resolution to the situation. You do not have to talk to the other person in the dispute or even be in the same room as them. Mediation is used to resolve all kinds of disputes, from family matters including divorce, to business issues, homeowner association problems, landlord-tenant disagreements, and more.

If you have a situation and you would like to discuss if mediation is a possible approach, please contact us.

Note that mediator cannot give legal or financial advice and we always recommend that you should consult appropriate professionals where necessary for your situation. However, many lawyers these days favor their clients resolving matters outside of a courtroom
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Pay for your mediation

Thank you for making your payment to VMLA online.  We use PayPal – it’s safe and easy and you do not need to have an account. Before you make your payment, you should contact us to confirm the amount to be paid.  Please note the following points:

  1. Unless other arrangements have been made, we require payment in full prior to the mediation.
  2. Here is our cancellation policy:
    • At least 2 weeks ahead: full refund
    • Less than two weeks notice: 50% refund.  We will allow the mediation to be rescheduled one time at with no charge.
    • Less than 48 hours notice: no refund. We may at our discretion allow the mediation to be rescheduled one time.
  3. Please note that it is common for parties to a mediation to split the cost between them, although this is not always the case. When paying for the mediation you should make sure that you fully understand who will be responsible for the cost of mediation. In general, the mediator will suggest that both parties pay individually and in advance.

 

Case name or your name:
Amount to be paid (do not include the dollar sign) $

 

You may also pay by check or credit card. Please make checks payable to VMLA and send them to:

VMLA
18017 Chatsworth Street Suite 222
Granada Hills, CA 91344

Or, you may contact us by phone to provide a credt card number if you do not wish to use PayPal.