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Charlie Gard’s Parents Advocating for Medical Mediation Law
7/5/2018 1:36:46 PM
Description: Charlie Gard’s parents, Chris Gard and Connie Yates, have been focused on establishing a law that would protect children that experience a similar fate as their own son.    “Charlie’s Law” would prevent many of


Mandatory Mediation Could Protect Farmers
6/23/2018 8:52:36 PM
Description: A new rule requiring mandatory mediation prior to foreclosure could help farms struggling with debt.  The new rule was recently introduced by the Marshall Government to State Parliament as part of the Farm Debt Mediation


Mediation Program Designed to Keep Homeless Off Streets
6/5/2018 3:03:03 PM
Description: A new mediation program in Lincoln is hoping to keep homeless people from living on the streets, even if they have nowhere to go.  Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach created the program that stalls the transition from having a home to living on


Subdivision Dispute Headed to Mediation
5/21/2018 10:58:59 PM
Description: The Shorewood City Council voted in favor of mediation concerning the dispute between the Ashland Woods subdivision and the residents of the development.  The seven single-family homes project was originally approved in January 2013, but two of


Marriage Mediation Program Coming to Brooklyn
5/9/2018 6:06:40 PM
Description: Family legal disputes are one of the most common types of issues to clog up the court system, and now a Kings County Judge is hoping to see more marriage disputes be solved through mediation, outside of the usual courtroom venue.  Judge Jeffrey


Settlement Reached in 2015 Clarksburg Drowning
5/9/2018 6:04:51 PM
Description: The wrongful death suit stemming from a 2015 drowning at the Shinnston City Pool has ended in a $1. 75 million settlement reached in mediation.    The settlement was recently approved by Harrison Circuit Judge Chris McCarthy, but the


Success of Mediation Rising in Michigan Legal System
4/10/2018 9:54:50 AM
Description: Mediation has been growing in popularity and there is no exception in the Michigan court system.  More and more people are bypassing the courtroom and using mediation to end financial and legal disputes. According to those familiar with the


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


Seattle Student Mediation Program Holds Kids Accountable
2/24/2018 12:07:35 AM
Description: A King County mediation program has been put in place to help Seattle teens stay out of jail.  In the program, the teen accused of wrongdoing must face the person who has been harmed.  A peer mediator works with all parties involved and


Hernando Schools Superintendent Headed to Mediation with Neighbor
2/12/2018 6:16:33 PM
Description: Lori Romano, Hernando County Schools Superintendent, and her neighbor are headed to mediation in an effort to end their dispute.  Romano recently filed a restraining order against her neighbor, Italia Carolina Lainez.  This is common for