What’s The Difference between Litigation and Mediation?
Conflicts and disputes can be resolved in many ways; these include litigation and mediation. But what's the difference? In laymen's terms, the easiest possible way to define the difference between litigation and mediation is the involvement of a court in conflict resolution. Litigation Litigation is resolving a dispute or a case by taking it to court (i.e., it's legally binding). The proceedings may be referred to as a lawsuit on legal grounds where the judge bears witness to the plaintiffs' claims against the defendant. Once initiated, litigation follows strict timelines and procedures, which can build a moment of direction paired with a...Continue reading