March 27, 2021 02:31 Updated Follow If mediation does not resolve the dispute, the case goes back to whatever status it had prior to the mediation. For example, if your case was pending before an administrative law judge, it will go back to the administrative law judge for a decision. Related articles Who can use the services of the Shared Neutrals program? How long does the consumer complaint process take? How do I check on Child Support issues? What are the backgrounds of the mediators? How do I file an Assumed Business Name (DBA)?