MEAC 2012-010

The Question: A family law mediation was held through the court mediation program. Both parties were represented by counsel. A partial agreement was reached and the mediator prepared the mediation report and agreement. The attorneys, parties and mediator signed the Mediation Report that a partial agreement was reached and set forth the remaining issues to be adjudicated by the Judge. The parties a..'1d attorneys left the courthouse as it was after 5:00 p.m. The attorneys

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NEW MEAC OPINION 2013-001 Failure to Return Executed Agreement After Verbally Agreeing to do So

The New MEAC Opinion seeks to advise on the below listed question that arises as a procedural and ethical dilemma. To review the entire MAC Opinion, follow the link provided. "Is it a breach of confidentiality for a certified mediator or the mediation unit to report to the court that a party, appearing telephonically or by some other electronic means pursuant to a Court order, who fully participated in the mediation which resulted in an agreement, but violated the or

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