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Re-Visiting WSBA Advisory Opinion 2223

UW Law Review Article     

DRAFTING AGREEMENTS AS AN ATTORNEY-MEDIATOR: REVISITING WASHINGTON STATE BAR ASSOCIATION ADVISORY OPINION 2223

Caitlin Park…

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Added by Paul W. McVicker on April 27, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments

A Mediator’s Assessment of Safety Issues and Concerns

The Viola J. Taliaferro Family and Children Mediation Clinic and the Indiana University Maurer School of Law have been studying screening for intimate partner violence and/or abuse in family mediation for several years.  As a result of their studies they developed a new screening method designed to be given as an interview.  The assessment, Mediator’s Assessment of Safety Issues and Concerns or MASIC, was featured in an article in the Family Court Review in October…

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Added by Paul W. McVicker on April 16, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Supreme Court Proposes Collaborative Law Rules

Report of the ADR Section Legislative Committee

On April 5, 2013 the Washington Supreme Court entered an Order on the adoption of Collaborative Law Rules. A copy of the complete order with the proposed Rules is here: April 5 2013 Order on adoption of…

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Added by Paul W. McVicker on April 10, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

A Critique of Collaborative Divorce Law

 

by Douglas P. Becker

 

Legislation has been proposed to establish collaborative law as an out-of-court system for divorces in Washington. Unfortunately collaborative law assumes an equality of knowledge, finances and determination that rarely exists. Its inherent problems have caused both the American Bar Association and Washington State Bar Association to reject the Uniform Collaborative…

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Added by Paul W. McVicker on January 22, 2013 at 6:35pm — 1 Comment

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