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I am a Mediator. I am passionate about mediating and firmly believe in the mediation process. Using a Client-Centered approach to mediation, although my methods might appear unorthodox at times, the feedback that I receive from clients has been that this process was for them, less stressful, less expensive, and a less time consuming method of settling disputes. I began my mediation career as a mediator for private/criminal warrants in North Carolina. I am also the Executive Director for the Beaufort/Jasper Community Conflict Resolution Center, and one of the founders of the South Carolina Mediation Network. Enough about me. This community conflict resolution center is here to serve you, the community. Our doors are always open to you. Explore our website. If you cannot find an answer here, call us to schedule a free consultation.

Beaufort/Jasper Community Conflict Resolution Center is a 501(e)(3) non-profit South Carolina corporation serving the greater Beaufort and Jasper counties. The Center is funded through private grants, business donations, like-kind services, fund raisers, city and county grants, private donations, and revenue generated through mediations services rendered, and in-house programs. At this time, we do not receive any state or federal funding grants. All donations both public and private, grants, and like-kind services are tax deductible on your federal income tax return.

Client-Centered rather than Law-focused mediation or traditional adversarial practices differs in that we focus on the future and not on who was right and who was wrong or what the law dictates who gets what, but focuses on what is in the best interest of the two parties involved and in the case ,whether it be divorce/separation, business to business, landlord/tenant or any other dispute between parties, two persons or a whole group, we will make every effort to assist you.

If for some reason the two parties and their attorneys cannot agree on a mediator and the court has to make that decision for you, I have completed the State required certification training for court-ordered family financial mediation and all the required observational training. You can have your respective attorneys contact my office to complete the required court paperwork and to set up an appointment.

I offer a free consultation. One of the requirements is that both parties need to attend at the same time. This is to insure my neutrality and for both parties to hear the exact same information about mediation and to hear the exact same answers to the question you may have about the mediation process. You have a number of choices that have to be considered, I want you to be informed of those choices and to answer any questions you have so you can choose the path that you feel best to take.

Day and evening sessions are available by appointment.

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