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Petosky Mediation Group Celebrates 25 Years of Service
1/5/2019 3:44:39 PM
Description: Northern Community Mediation, a Petsokey-based organization that offers mediation services to people in Emmet and Charlevoix counties, is celebrating a quarter century of service this year.  The organization’s goal has always been to help

Music Stars Use Mediation to Resolve Parenting Issues
9/21/2018 1:12:16 PM
Description: Music stars Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale are using mediation to resolve their ongoing parenting issues concerning their three children.   The couple attended the mediation session with their attorneys in Los Angeles.  The session took

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

Parties Were Improperly Ordered to Mediation in Grandparent Paternity Case
10/21/2017 10:41:23 PM
Description: An Indiana legal case was referred to mediation wrongly, according to the Indiana Court of Appeals.   Mediation was inappropriate because the man who filed the paternity action lacked the standing to do so.    According to

Appeal for Mediation Interpreter
6/29/2016 12:30:11 PM
Description: Indiana’s Attorney General has appealed the federal court ruling that discrimination against a Marion County deaf man was in violation of the ADA by rejecting his request for an interpreter at a court-ordered mediation. The case related to the

Nebraska Lawmakers See Results of Law They Passed in 2007 Requiring Mediation Attempt for Divorcing Families
11/5/2015 5:49:16 PM
Description: Nebraska lawmakers passed a law in 2007 that required mediation attempts in divorcing families. The Parenting Act was intended to reduce the trauma children experience during custody battles and the results of a two year study concerning the law was

Date Set for Mediation in Hot Car Toddler Death
8/15/2015 8:23:52 AM
Description: A Fort Lauderdale, Florida judge recently set a mediation date for the parents accused of leaving their 11-month old baby boy in their SUV in July. Kenneth and Elaine Weaver claim they forgot the child in their vehicle following a grocery shopping

Celebrity Divorce Could Utilize Mediation to Settle
7/21/2015 6:52:51 PM
Description: The highly publicized split between Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck will likely be settled through arbitration, according to representatives from both camps. The couple is ending a 10 year marriage that included three children.   Statements

Real Housewives of Orange County Star Tamra Barney Ordered into Mediation in Custody Dispute
5/8/2014 5:05:32 PM
Description:   Tamra Barney, co-star of the popular television program The Real Housewives of Orange County, has been ordered into mediation with her ex-husband Simon Barney concerning the legal custody of the couple’s three children, aged 8, 13 and

Child Support — Some Virginia Basics
4/9/2014 4:06:29 PM
Description: In Virginia, every parent is responsible for the financial well-being of each of that parent’s children until each child reach the age of 18 or, if the child is still in high school, until the child graduates from high school or turns 19.