Alternate Dispute Resolution. Legal news and articles for April 21 - 25, 2017

Couples choosing mediation in Family Court on the rise - Malta TodayExterro Webcast Series to Address How Effective E-Discovery Practices Can Positively Impact Alternative Dispute ...Exterro Webcast Series to Address How Effective E-Discovery Practices Can Positively Impact Alternative Dispute ...Family court pending cases down by 18% in five yearsCampus NotesRule Would Require Certification That Parties Were Informed of ADRDispensing speedy justice: Mediation centres paying off in PunjabCivil lawsuits work nothing like Judge JudyUCD study: Litigants unaware of court dispute resolution programsUCD study: Litigants unaware of court dispute resolution programsBunny in the City: Mediation Center celebrates 100 students with awardsCentre will enable children to meet estranged parentsAttorney: Gilmanton Winery settlement talks would remain sealed in mediationLaw students help families resolve disputes outside the courtroomCape Mediation brokers peaceful solutions - Wicked Local Eastham

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City of Industry dismisses lawsuit accusing former Mayor David Perez of corruption
The San Gabriel Valley TribuneApril 14, 2017

The City of Industry dismissed a two-year-old lawsuit Thursday accusing former Mayor David Perez and his family's companies of contract fraud over the last two decades. ... A third-party mediator selected by the two parties facilitated the negotiations.more »

Bay Area cities choosing mediation over rent control
East Bay TimesApril 18, 2017

The rent review program would include about 8,100 units in 450 Concord properties. Single-family homes, condominiums and affordable housing units would be exempt. If mediation is unsuccessful, the landlord and tenant would appear at a public hearing ...more »

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Couples choosing mediation in Family Court on the rise - Malta Today
MaltaTodayApril 25, 2017

Justice minister Owen Bonnici says that the number of couples opting for mediation had increased by 26.5% compared to five years ago • Number of amicable ...more »

Exterro Webcast Series to Address How Effective E-Discovery Practices Can Positively Impact Alternative Dispute ...
EconoTimesApril 25, 2017

Mediation and e-discovery play a central role within the legal community, and this webcast series will explore the relationship between e-discovery and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). Attendees will hear from e-discovery experts, mediators, and ...more »

Exterro Webcast Series to Address How Effective E-Discovery Practices Can Positively Impact Alternative Dispute ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)April 25, 2017

Mediation and e-discovery play a central role within the legal community, and this webcast series will explore the relationship between e-discovery and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). Attendees will hear from e-discovery experts, mediators, and ...more »

Family court pending cases down by 18% in five years
Malta Independent OnlineApril 25, 2017

Addressing a press conference on the operation of the Family Court, Minister for Justice and Culture Owen Bonnici said that mediation has increased by 26.5% wen compared to five years ago. Dr Bonnici said that mediation is mandatory but more than 33 ...more »

Campus Notes
Journal TimesApril 25, 2017

The tournament, sponsored by the International Academy of Dispute Resolution, allowed students to learn approaches and techniques used in mediation as well as practice their mediation skills in a friendly competition. Teams competed as co-mediators who ...more »

Rule Would Require Certification That Parties Were Informed of ADR
New York Law Journal (registration)April 24, 2017

Lawyers representing parties before the Commercial Division would be required to tell clients about alternative dispute resolution (ADR) options that are ...more »

Dispensing speedy justice: Mediation centres paying off in Punjab
The Express TribuneApril 24, 2017

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court's recent initiative to set up third-party mediation centres is paying dividends if the number of cases resolved within the past month is to be believed. The newly established Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) centres ...more »

Civil lawsuits work nothing like Judge Judy
The RepublicApril 23, 2017

But here's the biggest reason most civil cases settle: our state was among the first to mandate Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR); and in Indiana it's taken seriously. Civil litigants in Indiana are usually required to try and resolve disputes ...more »

UCD study: Litigants unaware of court dispute resolution programs
Davis EnterpriseApril 23, 2017

In many cases, alternative dispute resolution procedures such as mediation and nonbinding arbitration can provide litigants with relief from the expense and waiting-time associated with trial. However, such procedures provide little opportunity for ...more »

UCD study: Litigants unaware of court dispute resolution programs
Davis EnterpriseApril 23, 2017

In many cases, alternative dispute resolution procedures such as mediation and nonbinding arbitration can provide litigants with relief from the expense and waiting-time associated with trial. However, such procedures provide little opportunity for ...more »

Bunny in the City: Mediation Center celebrates 100 students with awards
Savannah Morning NewsApril 23, 2017

With a room flooded with more than 100 peer mediators, their parents, school administrators, sponsors and special guests, I make a lap through to snap pics of 1st Sgt. Omar Barrett and his family — Joshua, Melaine and Manishka, convince my ...more »

Centre will enable children to meet estranged parents
John O'Groat JournalApril 22, 2017

The service, which will be available every Saturday, is being offered by Relationships Scotland – Family Mediation Highland which identified a gap in the service locally. It is designed to be a stepping stone to a more permanent arrangement for future ...more »

Attorney: Gilmanton Winery settlement talks would remain sealed in mediation
The Laconia Daily SunApril 22, 2017

On April 7, the Belknap County Superior Court ordered alternative dispute resolution, a form of mediation that seeks to save time and money, forge agreements that are more mutually satisfactory and stave off the time and costs of trials. Judge James O ...more »

Law students help families resolve disputes outside the courtroom
The Herald-Times (subscription)April 21, 2017

At Indiana University's Maurer School of Law in Bloomington, law professor Amy Applegate guides students who wish to become certified in Indiana as domestic relations mediators. Applegate leads the Viola J. Taliaferro Family and Children Mediation ...more »

Cape Mediation brokers peaceful solutions - Wicked Local Eastham
Wicked Local EasthamApril 21, 2017

ORLEANS -- Retired lawyer Bob Moore, Cape Mediation board member says it's “the best kept secret on the Cape,” and should be more widely known.more »

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