Omaha, NE asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for Arizona

Q: What do you do if someone committed perjury against you in a mediation hearing but, the residing attorney overlooked it

My case was heard in mediation March 2019. I am a touring musician and left the country and area for many months not returning until March 2020. The defendant committed perjury within her memoranda. The residing attorney never read our memorandas in our presence to check for discrepancies. It was an Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress case which is hard to prove but , I had been diagnosed by two seperate Doctors. Noone really helped me and the mediation was not handled correctly

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Jay Hall
Jay Hall
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: The unfortunate reality is that litigants nearly always distort or embellish the truth, even in open court while under oath. There isn't any real procedural remedy. Whenever this happens, you can prepare evidence to disprove the allegations contained in the mediation memo.

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