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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


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


Additional Costs for Minnesota Vikings Stadium to be Discussed in Mediation
8/21/2015 2:51:39 PM
Description: The dispute regarding the Minnesota Vikings’ new stadium and who should pay for the cost of construction is headed to mediation. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Association (MSFA) claim the costs were part of the bid proposal from the M.A.


Connecticut’s Foreclosure Mediation Program Extended
6/23/2015 9:13:02 AM
Description: The Connecticut House of Representatives recently voted to extend the state’s current foreclosure program for at least three more years. The bill, HB 6752, was an order to extend the Connecticut Foreclosure Mediation Program. It passed with a


Final Mediation to Commence between El Paso Children’s Managers and the University Medical Center
3/9/2015 3:55:52 PM
Description:   An ongoing dispute between the El Paso Children’s Hospital and the University Medical Center Board of Managers over control over the hospital’s finances is set to enter the final stage of mediation. The board had given the


Court Orders Mediation in Houston Lawyer Disbarment Dispute
7/25/2014 1:24:08 PM
Description: An Appeals Court in Houston, Texas, has ordered mediation in the disbarment case of attorney Robert Bennett, who was disbarred from the State Bar of Texas in March.  Bennett is also being sued over financial improprieties at his former law firm


Slashed Legal Aid Budget in U.K. Results in Fewer Mediations, Clogged Court Dockets
1/15/2014 2:06:44 PM
Description: Recent budget challenges in the United Kingdom have resulted in severe budget cutbacks for legal aid for separating and divorcing couples.  The cuts to legal aid have resulted directly in a reduction of separating couples engaging in mediation,


Jacksonville Bar Association Offers Pro Bono Mediation to Low-Income Individuals
12/3/2013 2:11:20 PM
Description:   Mediation is often thought of as the province of the wealthy as it requires a considerable resource investment to set up and implement, not the least of which is locating and hiring a suitably qualified mediator.  However, mediation is


Staten Island Residents Offered Free Mediation to Resolve Unsettled Claims Left Over From Hurricane Sandy
4/23/2013 9:23:05 PM
Description:   Hurricane Sandy victims who live on Staten Island will now have access free mediation sessions to help settle disputes with their insurance companies, according to the New York State Department of Financial Services.  According to the


FINRA Offers Lower-Cost Alternative to Dispute Resolution Through Mediation
1/25/2013 6:35:10 PM
Description:   The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has recently launched a program in which disputes regarding smaller cases can be settled pro bono or by reduced-fee telephone mediation.  The program began January 15, 2013, and is