The overwhelming majority of cases that the parties settle do so during the mediation session(s). Since between 94-96% of all civil cases filed resolve before trial, with few exceptions, it’s simply a question of “when”and not “if.” There are few better
PREPARING YOUR CLIENT FOR MEDIATION A significant percentage of clients will have only one, or a few, experiences with the civil justice system in their lifetimes. In virtually all litigated matters, either a court-ordered or privately agreed-upon mediation session will be par
MEDIATION: A way out or hard work? By: Donald B. Cripe, JD/AAA/AHLA/CAOC/CLMA/SCMA/ACR A number of years ago, right after I closed my law practice in favor of providing full-time ADR services (the trend now is to refer to this as “CDR” or Consensual Dispute Resolution”), I bumped into
Sacramento – Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye has recently spoke out about the excessive cuts from the California courts compared to many other states. The current $170 million budgeted for the Shasta County courthouse has been put on ice as a result of $1 billion dollar budget
THE ELIMINATION OF COURT-ORDERED ADR, AND THE NEW REALITY IN THE LOS ANGELES SUPERIOR COURT The changes to the administration of civil cases that will be implemented from December 2012 through June 2013 are significant, if not unprecedented. As proposed, the new rules will eliminate
The pre-launch for the new CEDRS website has been implemented with the help of Datapipeit.com, Schwan Park and Mark Nagata. This site promised to be a true integration of form, flow and effective user experience. Too many times, a website loses it’s primary function of purpose d
CEDRS’ purpose is to help individuals, companies and government entities to settle cases and resolve disputes. Our firm consists of experienced and qualified mediators and arbitrators, practicing in Los Angeles, Riverside, Orange and San Bernardino. CEDRS provides settlement services in Civil and Family law.