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Parents Kicked Out of House by Son Headed to Mediation
10/23/2018 12:44:38 PM
Description:   An elderly couple who had given their apartment to their son in Singapore was headed to mediation to resolve their eviction. Following their generous gift, their son drove them out of the apartment, claiming he needed space for his baby and


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


Somali Political Parties Urged to Explore Mediation
12/26/2016 12:09:38 PM
Description: Violence and voting irregularities have been reported by politicians and clan elders in Somalia. Only 14,000 people are permitted to vote each day for the country’s 275 new parliament leaders due to an insurgency by Islamists. The president is


Wartime Sex Slaves Filing Lawsuit
1/7/2016 4:00:55 PM
Description: Former sex slaves that were victimized during World War II are in the process of pressing a court to open a case against Japan. The women were South Korean and were given to Japan’s soldiers during the war. Though mediation could have been an


Sugar Land Nursing Home Dispute Ordered to Mediation
2/27/2015 7:35:53 AM
Description: Three children of an elderly resident of Silverado Senior Living in Texas have sued the facility after being banned from visiting their mother due to social media posts the facility objects to. The federal judge in the case has ordered the suit to


The Art of the Opening Statement
9/9/2013 11:23:16 AM
Description: By Elliot G. Hicks                 People have commented so often on the loss of opportunities to actually take cases to trial that little more needs to be said about it. 


The Art of the Opening Statement
9/9/2013 11:21:09 AM
Description: By Elliot G. Hicks                 People have commented so often on the loss of opportunities to actually take cases to trial that little more needs to be said about it. 


Introduction to Family Law Mediation (Primarily in Harris County, State of Texas)
11/10/2012 6:22:32 PM
Description:   Divorce mediation is a process where you and your soon to be ex-spouse (or significant other) meet with a neutral trained third party family law mediator to reach a settlement in your lawsuit (divorce or SAPRC or modification).  Many


How Family Mediation can Help with Elder Care
8/31/2012 9:54:39 AM
Description: A growing number of mediation lawyers, as well as other experts, are specializing in elder affairs. This is a segment of family mediation that can help families resolve disputes.   Many of these disputes concern who will be taking care of (or