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Elder Abuse Mediation Program Could be Modeled after Child Custody Program
3/6/2018 12:12:03 AM
Description: The mediation program used to help end child custody disputes in the Australian legal system could be used as the basis to settle elder abuse disputes.  The original program was created to help with complex disputes between parents and has been

Mediation Spurs Hate Crime Investigation
9/17/2014 10:00:18 PM
Description: An African-American man who suffered from racial slurs, threatening notes, and other attacks when he moved into a housing complex in Salt Lake City, Utah, emerged from a mediation session partially vindicated as the Salt Lake City Police have agreed

Mediation Lawyers—A Smart Choice in Child Custody Mediation
10/15/2012 9:34:19 AM
Description: In divorce situations, deciding who gets custody of the children can either be very amicable or it can be the nastiest part of child custody mediation. What determines the complexion of the proceedings is what the couple's relationship is like when

Mediation Month in Alabama
10/4/2012 10:39:36 AM
Description: Six years ago, Alabama's Samford University implemented a program that would provide free mediation services. In October of 2012, the Birmingham Bar Association of Birmingham, AL, will work with the university to promote mainstream acceptance and

Samsung and Apple Confirmed to Enter Mediation Services
5/23/2012 1:37:01 AM
Description: Lawsuits in the tech industry are so common right now that they can be difficult to keep up with. A particularly ugly dispute—the one between Apple and Samsung—has finally been confirmed for mediation services, and the court has ordered

Nortel's Multinational Mediation Underway
4/26/2012 10:01:56 AM
Description: Nortel's mediation case wears on, beginning talks on Tuesday of how to distribute the nearly $9 billion in assets the company has accrued. It is being called one of the most complex mediation proceedings of its kind and efforts to settle many of the

Divorce Mediation Tips: Prepare a CIS
2/29/2012 9:35:20 AM
Description: In divorce mediation, just as in divorce litigation, it is important to have a Case Information Statement, or CIS prepared beforehand. Especially given that mediations are geared toward a speedy resolution, having all of your paperwork in order

Kim Kardashian Seeks Divorce Mediation
2/20/2012 9:35:05 AM
Description: In a perhaps ironic decision, Kim Kardashian and her legal team are seeking private divorce mediation rather than a full-blown trial divorce from Kris Humphries. However, despite the disparity between this and allowing cameras into the rest of her

Changes in Family Law and Child Custody Mediation
2/14/2012 10:06:16 AM
Description: More and more these days, family law issues are becoming a matter of divorce and child custody mediation. There are several reasons for this, mostly amounting to attorney availability, backlogs in the judicial system, increasing complexity in the

Civil Mediation for NJ Alimony Cases Preferable to Litigation
12/22/2011 10:28:20 AM
Description: For many alimony cases in New Jersey, civil mediation may be preferable to litigation, and for several reasons. Divorce in many cases is not necessarily an adversarial setting, and many people would prefer to settle things quietly. Rulings in