Alternate Dispute Resolution. Legal news and articles for January 27 - 28, 2014

Fresno County Judge Oliver retiring next yearParent/teen mediation helps families in crisisPeter Bennett to Speak at the Nevada Limited Jurisdiction Judges 2014 Winter ...BREAKING: Family Resource Center board accepts director's resignationDomestic Centre To Position Nation As 'Dispute Innovator'Q&A with Brandi Walstead-Rensch, Forest Grove's new code enforcement officerBennett Law Firm Recognized by Corporate Intl Magazine'Magic pill' mediation is wrong prescription (from The Law Society Gazette)Angry scenes at court after teenager denies murdering rising rap star Joshua ...Domestic Centre To Position Nation As 'Dispute Innovator'Two local attorneys offer tips to weekend divorce' at Hinsdale Public LibraryBucks Family Lawyers Speak at Matrimonial Litigation SymposiumShould Syria's Future Be Decided by Men With Guns?Estate planning and farm transition series to begin this weekLeadership Kitsap offers workshop on navigating conflicts

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AI praises Ghana's effort at improving prison conditions
spyghana.comJanuary 1, 2014

Touching on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Mr Amesu said it was the main answer to the overcrowding in the country's prisons. He said Ghanaians should not always rush to the law court, contending that some cases could be addressed through the ...more »

Dickinson Wright PLLC Names Eleven New Members
Midland Daily NewsJanuary 8, 2014

He practices primarily in the areas of commercial and civil litigation, including construction liens, shareholder disputes, real estate litigation and debt collection and enforcement. He has appeared as counsel at all levels of the Ontario Superior ...more »

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Fresno County Judge Oliver retiring next year
Merced Sun-StarJanuary 28, 2014

A certified specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law, Oliver, 70, earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Fresno State and a law degree from Golden Gate University. He has been married to his wife, Stephanie, for 42 years.more »

Parent/teen mediation helps families in crisis
Comox Vallety RecordJanuary 27, 2014

2014 marks the year that parent/teen mediation has been helping families in crisis for 20 years. Funded by the Ministry of Children and Family Development, there is no cost for the service. Contact with families occurs within 24 hours of first notice.more »

Peter Bennett to Speak at the Nevada Limited Jurisdiction Judges 2014 Winter ...
PR Web (press release)January 27, 2014

... policies and procedures, training, avoiding and, if necessary, resolving employment disputes (including alternative dispute resolution), negotiating collective bargaining agreements, arbitration and defending litigation arising from employment ...more »

BREAKING: Family Resource Center board accepts director's resignation
News CourierJanuary 27, 2014

The center provides legal aid, mental health counseling, parental education and family mediation through partnering agencies, and it assists about 250 families per week. FRC finances. In December, Chadwell requested $25,000 apiece from the City Council ...more »

Domestic Centre To Position Nation As 'Dispute Innovator'
Bahamas TribuneJanuary 27, 2014

The BCCEC chief executive said the advantages of a domestic arbitration centre would be reduced time and costs associated with commercial dispute resolution, as it offered the possibility of settlement without going through the court system. This, in ...more »

Q&A with Brandi Walstead-Rensch, Forest Grove's new code enforcement officer
OregonLive.comJanuary 27, 2014

He didn't have any family here, and he said, “You know, this place would really suit you. You should ... What we want our properties to look like, what we want our neighborhoods to look like, and just a lot of times all it takes is mediation to fix ...more »

Bennett Law Firm Recognized by Corporate Intl Magazine
PR Web (press release)January 27, 2014

Portland, ME (PRWEB) January 27, 2014. The Bennett Law Firm is pleased to announce that the firm has been successfully chosen as the winner of the 2014 Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award: 'Employment Litigation Law Firm of the Year in Maine'.more »

'Magic pill' mediation is wrong prescription (from The Law Society Gazette)
Marilyn Stowe BlogJanuary 27, 2014

By promoting mediation as the catch-all and cure-all for family law, costs can be slashed for everyone. Legal aid can be kept for mediation, but cut elsewhere. The pressure on overburdened courts can be reduced. And of course, warring couples can sit ...more »

Angry scenes at court after teenager denies murdering rising rap star Joshua ...
Birmingham MailJanuary 27, 2014

Police then formed lines to separate two groups of people inside the court building, while mediators, including some members of the murdered man's family, tried to calm people. Initially the court was locked down with everyone prevented from leaving or ...more »

Domestic Centre To Position Nation As 'Dispute Innovator'
Bahamas TribuneJanuary 27, 2014

“Having trade and contract disputes arbitrated by professionals in their industries, it's going to reduce the time and cost of settlement,m and free up the court docket from trite matters that tie up the court's time,” Mr Sumner told Tribune Business ...more »

Two local attorneys offer tips to weekend divorce' at Hinsdale Public Library
The Doings HinsdaleJanuary 27, 2014

“The parties work as a team to come up with the best agreements for their family,” Young said. Financial and family mediation professionals are available to help individuals resolve complex or emotional matters. “We don't get to the judge until we are ...more »

Bucks Family Lawyers Speak at Matrimonial Litigation Symposium
PR Web (press release)January 27, 2014

The firm provides individuals with matrimonial and family law legal counsel and representation in alimony, child support, child custody, divorce, domestic partnership and cohabitation, grandparents' custody rights, equitable distribution, marital ...more »

Should Syria's Future Be Decided by Men With Guns?
Truth-OutJanuary 27, 2014

When a soldier in the Free Syrian Army was captured by government forces, women from his family were brought to the prison and raped in front of him. In another ... They called for senior gender experts to be fully integrated into the UN mediation team.more »

Estate planning and farm transition series to begin this week
Osage County Online | Osage County NewsJanuary 27, 2014

30 meeting, Forrest Buhler, attorney with Kansas Ag Mediation Services, will talk about “Keeping it in the Family”, and Charlotte Shoup Olsen, KSU Extension specialist in family studies and human services, will discuss “Getting the Family Talking”. The ...more »

Leadership Kitsap offers workshop on navigating conflicts
Kitsap Peninsula Business JournalJanuary 27, 2014

Over the past 30 years the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution has responded to this need with skills and strategies for resolving conflicts. However, some conflict we encounter may not be resolvable in the traditional sense. In this seminar ...more »

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