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New online mediation tools available

The New York State Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has developed new online tools to help promote the mediation process for civil disputes. The online services include: A statewide mediator directory (http://ww2.nycourts.gov/ip/adr/MedDirectory.shtml) to help litigants, court staff and others ...

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Divorce mediator publishes new book

A new book by BJ Mann, a Rochester-based divorce mediator, is now available at Amazon.com. The book, A Better, Not Bitter Divorce: A Fair and Affordable Way to End Your Marriage, is about ending a marriage in a way that ...

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Tony Stewart lawsuit going to mediation

The lawsuit accusing former NASCAR star Tony Stewart of causing the death of another driver at a small race track in Canandaigua is scheduled to go to mediation in St. Louis on April 18. Both sides have agreed to use ...

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Mediation before litigation

Judges, lawyers and the public are increasingly recognizing the value of mediation as a tool in resolving conflicts, particularly in the area of elder law. As baby boomers age and require more care, many adult siblings are struggling with questions ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Mediation – Referral to Spouse

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Mediation – Referral to Spouse Opinion 999   Background: The inquiring attorney asks if she may refer couples to her spouse, a psychiatrist, for couples counseling as part of her marital mediation practice.   Opinion: ...

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Ontario Co. must pay to defend Kidera

Mediation is the next step for a case an Ontario County employee brought against the county and its former public defender. U.S. District Judge Charles J. Siragusa, for the Western District of New York, issued an order Jan. 24, finding ...

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Breach of Contract: Jim Ball Pontiac-Buick-GMC Inc. v. DHL Express Inc.

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Breach of Contract Ambiguous Terms — Mediation Jim Ball Pontiac-Buick-GMC Inc. v. DHL Express Inc. 08-CV-761 Judge Curtin Background: The breach of contract action was brought as a class action. The plaintiff, ...

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