An alternative way to resolve conflicts or disputes between two or more parties, with the help of an uninterested third person not involved in the conflict, who is impartial and regulates the process of communication and agreements between the parties; the ultimate goal is to reach a settlement in which all parties involved are benefited or satisfied with the outcome, without the need to go to courts and tribunals.
In addition to the advice provided in the mercantile field, in this firm (Commercial Notary Public´s office) we favor the alternative way to resolve conflicts between the parties, prior to resorting to the courts. That is why, with the abilities granted by the Federal Law, we are authorized to act as a mediator (facilitator) in the conflicts that could arise between businessmen, or between people executing contracts or agreements of mercantile nature, or other acts of commerce. It is important that prior to engaging in any business you seek proper legal assistance. This will help to prevent potential conflicts. At our firm, we encourage our client the habit of prevention assisting them with their business or commercial transactions, exchanging proposals and advising them during the negotiation process.
In addition to the abilities granted by the Federal Law of Commercial Notaries to the director of the firm, she is also certified as a Specialist in Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms by the Judicial Power of the State of Baja California Sur, therefore all the agreements signed by the people who engage in mediation will be legally considered as res judicata for all legal purposes, thereby reducing the costs and time that it may take to resolve a conflict through traditional judicial means in the courts.
It is extremely important to emphasize that the agreements reached in mediation are built by mutual agreement of the parties, making use of their autonomy and proposing their own alternative options for possible solutions, with the assistance, guidance and accompaniment of the mediator.