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Virtual Mediation Services Available during COVID-19 in Erie County
9/8/2020 11:21:40 AM
Description: Many changes have been made to how legal business is conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic and mediation procedures are no exception. Residents of Erie County are eligible to participate in virtual mediation through the community dispute resolution

Mecklenburg County Courthouse Hoping Onslaught of Potential Evictions Can Be Avoided with Mediation
6/10/2020 11:31:35 AM
Description: There are currently more than 1800 eviction cases ending in the Mecklenburg County Courthouse – a number that is expected to increase in the coming months as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 shutdown. The courthouse reopened recently,

Mediator Named in Diocese of Rochester Bankruptcy Case
3/9/2020 3:53:40 PM
Description:   A mediator has been tentatively approved by US Bankruptcy Court Judge Paul R.  Warrant in the Diocese of Rochester’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy case.  The judge set a mid-August deadline for claims to be filed by

Mediation Could Help to Resolve Clergy Sex Abuse Case in Illinois
9/13/2018 5:43:06 PM
Description: Mediation will play a role in resolving nearly 200 claims of sex abuse against members of Guam’s Catholic Church.  According to Archbishop Michael Jude Byrnes, the community needs to take this action and allow the victims to get the

Pre-Mediation Hearing Held for Clergy Sex Abuse Cases
6/23/2018 8:55:05 PM
Description:   The status of nearly 200 clergy sex abuse cases that are currently in local and federal courts was recently addressed in a joint court hearing.  Those involved continue mediation attempts to address the cases against the Archdiocese of

High School Headed to Mediation after Teacher is Accused of Sexual Abuse
5/9/2018 6:05:34 PM
Description: Presentation High School will enter into mediation with the group that calls itself Make Pres Safe.  The group is headed up by a former student who is working as an advocate for changes at the school based on how sexual abuse allegations have

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

Mediation Brings Cautious Optimism in Church Sex Scandal
9/16/2017 2:28:39 PM
Description: Pre-mediation talks are underway in Honolulu, Hawaii concerning more than 100 alleged child sex abuse cases.   The lawsuits accuse Guam clergy and other church members of sexually abusing children.   If parties involved are

Ireland Mediation Program Will Be Voluntary
8/5/2017 5:50:29 PM
Description: One of the main reasons mediation is so effective is because of its voluntary nature.   Now, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan from Ireland is taking advantage of the benefits of a voluntary program and emphasizing how much is can help

Church Sex Abuse Cases Headed to Mediation
8/5/2017 5:47:37 PM
Description: The attorneys for 75 victims of childhood sexual abuse will meet with attorneys for the Catholic Church in Guam in an attempt to resolve their dispute outside of the courtroom.   Their belief is mediation will be the best way to end the