Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Sonora, CA Homeowner Dispute

The Sonora, CA homeowner called his attorney as he was having a dispute with the local building department. The local court had issued a "inspection warrant" for health and safety issues.

The homeowner had less than 24 hours to comply.

The law office suggested mediation and Jim W Hildreth of Real Estate Mediation Services was asked to act as a "neutral" between the homeowner and building department.

The mediator placed a few calls and the warrant was withdrawn and both sides, will regroup for a time out.

Both sides were able to allow the flow of communication and the quick mediation made it a "win- win" for a future date that will be voluntary.

Mediation does work.