New Rules for Mediation in 2019 – Confidentiality

There are new rules for parties going through mediation starting in 2019. As set forth succinctly here (https://blog.ceb.com/2018/10/15/lawyers-must-now-inform-clients-about-mediation-confidentiality-in-writing/#more-21682), attorneys must now have clients sign a separate form acknowledging that all aspects of mediation are confidential and thus inadmissible in court at a later date. This will be in the new Evidence Code Section 1129. Although…

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Is mediation right for me?

You may not realize that, in certain situations, your divorce can be just a matter of filling out the correct forms and submitting them to the court.  There may be no need to ever appear in front of a judge.  In mediation, you and your spouse work together with a joint, neutral, attorney who can…