Mediation vs Litigation

Mediation is a process that empowers both parties to control the outcome, whereas litigation is a process in which the outcome is determined by courts. 

Mediation

Payment to...
One Mediator
Both Parties
Final decision made by...
Likely to be amicable
Relations between parties are...

Litigation

Each party's lawyers
Court Judge
Likely to be scarred in the end
Conversation is controlled by...
Both parties via mediator
Lawyers

Onpoint

Mediation

Registered Mediator with

Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution (GODR)