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There are a number of advantages of negotiating, but there may be situations where it is not appropriate.
Negotiation may mean:
Negotiation can take place at any time, for example, when a problem first happens, when you are thinking about starting a case, or even after a court case has been started.
There are some situations where negotiation may not be the right option. For example:
If you are not sure if negotiation is the right choice for you, you should get
For more information, see
Ways to negotiate.