If you’ve decided to use child custody mediation in Minnesota to resolve some of the issues of your parenting dispute, then you’ve made a very good choice. Often, people who use mediation instead of the court system, wind up far happier with the outcome that they receive. This is because mediation allows you to be an active participant in the process of deciding what is best for your child. However, that does not mean that there aren’t a few things you should know about the process. 1. Be Prepared You already know that you should come to court prepared..
As a law firm that started during the great depression of the 1930′s, Barna, Guzy & Steffen understands that innovation is the key to success for a law firm. As the economy places great stress on businesses and individuals, Barna, Guzy & Steffen offers services that are designed to allow legal matters to be addressed in a more efficient and cost effective manner. One example is mediation. Civil matters filed with the courts now must utilize an alternative dispute resolution process prior to going to trial. Mediation is, by far, the most common form of alternative dispute resolution. Family..
Spotlight on Alternative Dispute Resolution Services Alternative Dispute Resolution, (“ADR”) is a term used to refer to the use of a disinterested, neutral, third party to provide insight and assistance in the resolution of disputed issues. ADR neutrals are often required by the courts to be employed in the litigation process. Darrell A. Jensen and Joan M. Quade are qualified ADR neutrals under Rule 114 of the Minnesota Supreme Court. Each has served individual clients for years as counselors and litigators. For the past several years individuals and businesses have increasingly been looking to ADR for some relief..
Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) Trends: The Growth and Prevalence of ADR in Litigation The Growth and Prevalence of ADR in Litigation By Bradley A. Kletscher Those who have been through litigation over the course of many years have seen a gradual change in how litigation is conducted. Litigation has gone from trial “by ambush” to full discovery and trial, to Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) without a trial. ADR is the process through which litigants attempt to resolve a dispute short of a full trial on the merits before a judge and jury. The Trend Toward ADR Over the past two..