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Juvenile Offenders in West Virginia Might Soon Have Access to Mediation
12/14/2015 3:00:54 PM
Description: West Virginia’s juvenile criminal justice system might soon get a new resource to help them sort through issues with offenders. Mediation could soon be used to help offenders and victims work through their issues, and resolve whatever issues


Corvallis Teen Faces Multiple Mediation Sessions Regarding Fire He Started
11/21/2015 11:56:49 AM
Description: The Corvallis teenage who started a fire at the Chip Ross Park in September 2014 will soon meet with the residents in the area affected by the fire. The Benton County Juvenile Court has hired Neighbor to Neighbor, Inc., a mediation company based out


Mediation Helps Accused Teen Thieves Avoid Criminal Records
3/13/2014 12:13:14 PM
Description:   Nearly a dozen teenagers involved in the robbery of a taxidermy shop in Spokane, Washington in the United States have been given the chance to avoid having a criminal record due to a resurrected mediation program and the goodwill of the shop


Pakistan Attempts Mobile Mediation
9/2/2013 5:44:00 PM
Description:   Backlogged courts are not a problem just in the United States.  Many countries around the world are noticing serious problems rising out of an extreme number of cases going into courtrooms, cases that might be solved in another


Sri Lankan Teenager Sent to Court Over Theft of Coconuts Despite Mediation Act
2/21/2013 2:06:52 PM
Description: A 13-year-old girl in Sri Lanka was arrested for stealing eight coconuts from her neighbor and was turned over to the Sri Lankan courts for her offense.  However, information has surfaced about her family’s economic


Mediation vs. Juvenile Court for Teens
10/2/2012 9:34:54 AM
Description: Mediation between teens in trouble with the law is often better for the teens as well as the community, according to a new study in Australia. The study shows that mediation is nearly 20% less costly, and also can do a lot more for those


Are hard financial times keeping couples from divorce?
7/27/2012 5:42:25 PM
Description: Economic hardship may be keeping some couples from seeking out a divorce attorney.     A recent NPR article discussed the effects of the economic downturn on marriages and the reasons behind the trend. The same reason that many


Kansas Family Mediation Services Program Celebrates 25 Years
6/21/2012 10:37:02 AM
Description: 2012 marks the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Kansas Children's Service League (KCSL) Family Mediation Program. Founded in 1987, the program offers family mediation services to help families of adolescent young adults to deal with school


Saline County Kansas Offers Mediation Services for Juvenile Offenders
5/31/2012 9:18:03 AM
Description: For low-level juvenile offenders and crime victims, Saline County Kansas is instituting mediation services for juvenile misdemeanor cases. It is at this point a voluntary option that both the plaintiff and defendant have to agree upon. The details


Civil Mediation for Battery Case Underway in Sandpoint, Idaho
1/3/2012 9:35:56 AM
Description: A civil mediation has been arranged for a case in Idaho where two teenage boys allegedly battered a 66-year-old woman with intent to rob her. This offense is punishable by up to 20 years of prison time. Charles Lempesis is the agreed upon mediation