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Small Business Mediation

Texas Mediators Help Small Businesses Resolve Disputes

Denton lawyers help companies avoid costly commercial disagreements in the Dallas–Fort Worth area

Small businesses are a vital part of the Texas economy, but most small business owners find it difficult to handle legal disputes, whether their company is struggling, growing or functioning at a comfortable size. They simply don’t have the time or money to deal with lawsuits while performing the daily operations of their companies. At Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP, with offices in Denton, Flower Mound, and Gainesville, we offer a cost-effective and time-saving method of resolving many of these disputes outside of court through mediation. We draw on our more than 30 years of experience as business lawyers to work as mediators in small business disputes throughout the Dallas–Fort Worth area and beyond.

Skilled advocates explain how the process works

Mediation is a confidential form of alternative dispute resolution in which a neutral third party is hired by the participants and their attorneys to guide them toward resolving issues. Mediation allows small businesses to discuss and resolve misunderstandings and disagreements that affect their bottom line. As mediators, we don’t make any decisions: the parties themselves must be willing to work together to reach agreement. When mediation is successful in resolving disputes involving small businesses, it can help owners save time, expense and stress.

Proven mediators help businesses resolve a range of disputes

We mediate a variety of small business issues, including disputes between business partners, between purchasers and sellers of the business and its assets, and between small businesses and their lessors, franchisers, contractors, customers and others. As long as all of the parties are willing to submit to mediation in good faith, we are capable of addressing any relevant questions they might have. If everyone is willing to compromise, we can help facilitate a solution that meets everyone’s needs.

Established law firm advises on the benefits of mediation for small businesses

Mediation provides a structured method of resolving business disputes. The process offers you several advantages over litigation:

  • It is much less expensive and time-consuming.
  • Discussions are confidential and take place where and when you agree to hold them.
  • You and your attorney have more control over the process and can decide on a resolution you can accept rather than having a court impose its decisions on you.
  • The resolution of the dispute requires your consent.
  • The process can, if it goes well, build trust between the parties that might make future disputes more amenable to agreement.

While mediation may not work for every small business dispute, it can save business owners committed to the process from taking time away from work to go to court — especially with the help of the right mediator.

Contact an accomplished North Texas small business mediator today

Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP mediates small business disputes in the Dallas–Fort Worth area and other parts of Northern Texas. Call us at 940-230-2386 or contact us online to schedule a meeting at one of our four offices, located in Denton, Flower Mound, and Gainesville.

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