By: Stephen P. Lagoy
Mediation has become an increasingly common approach in resolving elder disputes, including such issues as inheritances and care-giving. Advantages of mediation over litigation in the elder context include controlling costs, maintaining the confidentiality of private family disputes, and maintaining family relationships. It is important that the mediator selected be be familiar with elder issues. For more on this topic, see this article in the Wall Street Journal.
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