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Q: Do i sign an agreement regarding confidentiality and role of mediator that my lawyer sent me a month before mediation .

Do i sign an agreement regarding confidentiality and role of mediator that my lawyer sent me a month before mediation on adobe sign... for a personal injury lawsuit

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Erin Healy Hammond
Erin Healy Hammond
  • Gig Harbor, WA
  • Licensed in Washington

A: Whether to sign a particular agreement or not depends on the language of the agreement and should be discussed with your lawyer. That said - generally speaking - it is extremely common to sign a confidentiality acknowledgement at the beginning of a mediation. Also, Washington has a law (RCW 7.07.030) that provides that mediation is generally confidential (with limited exception).

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