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Will a mediated agreement be fair?

October 20, 2010  | 

Some people are afraid that if they do not hire a lawyer, they will not receive everything to which they are entitled or that they will end up with an unfair agreement. That need not be a concern. In addition to using an attorney to review your agreement at the end of the mediation, parties in mediation may see an attorney both before and during mediation, and in some cases it is beneficial for a party to come to mediation with an attorney. In my mediations, I always tell my clients from the beginning that they can consult with a lawyer and have suggested it during the process if I thought it would benefit the party. However, most couples decide to wait until they have compelted the mediation to retain an attorney.

Clare Piro Attorney and Mediator

Attorney & Mediator
500 Mamaroneck Avenue | Suite 320
Harrison, NY 10528
Tel: 914.946.0848

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