• Mediation, Conflict Management and Conflict Resolution
• Marital & Divorce Mediation and Family Law
• Workplace, Business and Environmental Mediation
• Estate, Eldercare and Guardianship Mediation
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State and Main Mediation provides professional mediation and conflict resolution services for clients throughout Vermont and New England. With hundreds of successful mediations completed, State and Main has the experience, professionalism, and empathetic sensibilities needed to help our clients reach lasting agreements that resolve differences affordably, amicably and efficiently.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Mediation?
Mediation is a guided process that can help people experiencing conflict to arrive at resolutions to disputes that work for all the parties involved. It can be very effective and efficient, especially when compared with protracted legal disputes and court battles, and often serves to resolve conflict with enduring agreements and mended relationships.
How Does it Work?
With help from an impartial mediator, participants engage in facilitated phone or online meetings and discussions. These enable the mediator to guide the parties to a constructive framework that allows them to create their own resolutions to their disputes. Individuals are often able to resolve complex disputes with fairness and create solutions that last.
What Does Mediation Cost?
It's difficult to accurately predict mediation costs in advance, of course. Depending on how far apart the parties are, how agreeable and flexible the situation is, and other circumstances, mediation can provide a far more affordable solution to conflict than protracted court disputes and other methods.
State and Main Mediation's Services
Marital, Divorce & Post-Divorce Mediation
Our marital, divorce and post-divorce mediation services offer a process that allows the parties involved to make their own decisions, and reach fair and amicable agreements based on the specifics of their own situation. Rather than... [read more]
State and Main Mediation provides mediation and conflict resolution services that help corporate and partnership management teams in business to resolve their differences and work together. This tends... [read more]
State and Main's family mediation services provide a confidential process for resolving disputes or disagreements that may arise around issues such as child custody or child support, parental visitation, spousal support, etc. This process gives... [read more]
Eldercare & Guardianship Mediation
Along with estate-related issues, the powerful emotional and financial forces involved in eldercare and adult guardianship often lead to breakdowns in communication and understanding. This can lead to... [read more]
Neal Rodar has decades of experience in professional mediation. He was Director of the Woodbury Dispute Resolution Center for ten years. Neal’s Board and Committee memberships include the Professional Responsibility Board of the Vermont Supreme Court, the Vermont Board of Bar Examiners... [read more]