Settlement Focused Litigation

How you can enforce your legal rights, get “unstuck,” and move towards settlement, without necessarily going to trial.

A judge can help in moving towards settlement

Some 95% of cases result in settlement. Especially in family law, however, settlement may only occur after timelines have been set, and time pressure has had its effect. It’s human nature: people don’t want to admit they are wrong, people don’t want to pay, people resist change. Often, there is no “carrot” to make people want to agree to change.

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Brandon D. Hastings (bhastings.com) is a lawyer and mediator. He is an access to justice advocate, believes in settlement-focused litigation, and provides unbundled services where appropriate. To get in touch, visit bhastings.com/contact, or call (778) 244-8480.