Albany, NY asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for New York

Q: What should I do if I'm upset about the outcome of a mediation between my ex-husband and me?

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Thomas A. Grossman

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A: That depends on the outcome of the mediation. If it was a binding mediation (one where the parties come to a binding written agreement), then there may be nothing you can do, if you agreed to and signed the settlement papers. However, most mediations simply end if the parties cannot agree on a resolution. In that event, you can try another mediation, perhaps with another mediator, or you must proceed through the courts.

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