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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


The Differences Between Mediation and Arbitration
1/15/2011 12:00:00 AM
Description: Both mediation and arbitration have the same end goal -- a fair resolution to all parties involved in a conflict or dispute. Because disputes that are taken to court in a formal hearing are both time-consuming and expensive, two methods have evolved to