My grandson's father's parents are claiming neglect against my daughter and their son DCFS is involved & I am trying to collect evidence to prove that they have lied and manipulated my daughter & DCFS into not only investigating the accusations but not notifying my daughter or myself until the... Read more »
Mom and dad agreed to keep the temporary order in place with minor revisions during mediation. Dad's attorney drew up the parental plan based off mediation and sent it to mom's attorney. Mom's attorney came back with no plan but that her client (mom) wants residential and sole decision making on... Read more »
It could depend on the amount of damages at hand and the respective limits of each. Many attorneys provide free initial consultations in accident-related claims. A quick consult might help in the decision of which route to pursue.
In general, arbitration is often binding while mediation is often not. This is one of the fundamental differences. There are a number of other differences. If you are contemplating using either process, an attorney in your state could probably provide more meaningful guidance in terms of the...Read more »
Trying to determine least expensive method for getting a uncontested divorce. If my husband and I agree on terms should we use a mediator. I was told you must go through a lawyer to file even if you use a mediator.
Mediators assist people who have difficulty reaching an agreement. The two of you have already agreed on everything, so you don't need a mediator. All you need is for a lawyer to shepherd your settlement through the legal system.
The cost of mediation is determined by many factors. First of all, if you are going to use an attorney to represent you, that will cost money. Also, the mediator's fees vary (usually from about $200 to $300 per hour). Rates vary widely to high priced mediators and less expensive mediators. The...Read more »
In 2013 my bf publick defender got him 6 years just ao happens to be the head prosuction in diffrent county and she is unbelievably throwing her new weight around. I know there being over tge top with cash bonds every one in supior court was cash bonds there over populated cots in day room... Read more »
I know California Mediation and Arbitration law better than Illinois law. In California, most mediations require the parties to agree on a Mediator. All sides have to agree on a Mediator for he Mediation to take place. If the parties to the Mediation simply cannot agree on a mediator, then they...Read more »
Yes, although it is best for that to happen before the Mediation. Mediations, unlike Arbitrations, are not binding on the parties unless they settle with a written agreement acceptable to all parties. So, if during the mediation, it appears that the Mediator is biased, you can just end the...Read more »
Generally, the ruling on an Arbitration ends the matter. In some cases a ruling can be appealed to the Court system if some form of fraud has been committed during the Arbitration. In most cases the Arbitrator has wide discretion on making his ruling, and it usually cannot be challenged.
No. Depending on the court, you are likely required to participate in an arbitration in good faith prior to proceeding to trial. Assuming the arbitration is court mandated and not mandated by contract, if you or the other party do not agree with the arbitration award, you can reject it and...Read more »
It certainly could make the case go faster if the parties are able to reach an agreement in arbitration, otherwise it may delay the case. Your attorney would be in the best position to answer whether or not an arbitration would be beneficial to your case, so I suggest you as him or her. If you do...Read more »
I went to chevy dealer ship for a oil change and the guy said we running a special get a oil change and tire rotation for 50 bucks! I said sound good! I was there and I knew my tire had a nail in my tire wall and they would ask if I wanted to change my tire but they never did! I Sat their from... Read more »
I injured my back at work a year ago. I have completed therapy, 4 spinal injection shots and a work hardening program. During this time I was receiving my weekly worker's comp checks. After 9 months of going through this my dr. ordered an FCE to be done but my job's workers comp insurance refused... Read more »
You are paying an attorney who knows all of the details of your claim, a great deal of money. Why would you seek an online opinion when you already paid for the privilege of getting an informed opinion? Ask YOUR attorney. HE has all of the information necessary to give you an informed answer.
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