Involves negotiation and mediation as a give and take process for win-win solutions in a dispute. It happens when there is a conflict of interest or a common concern between parties and they want an agreement that suites both. Resolving conflict becomes extremely difficult when the stakes and emotions are high. Typical barriers to overcome are deeply held beliefs, personality types and emotional state. Regarding divorce mediation, as from 9 March 2020, a new amendment to the High Court Rules (rule 41A) has made it mandatary for parties to consider mediation from the outset of litigation.