The difference between “Neutral” and “Impartial” in mediation

The difference between “Neutral” and “Impartial” in mediation

What is the difference between Neutral and Impartial in mediation? I get asked this question fairly regularly. It is widely known that the role of a mediator Family Mediation Council Accredited (FMCA) mediators is to be impartial. In fact, this is one of the most basic tenants to our code of practice. But being impartial[…]