What the Arizona Family Court Rules Say About Mediation

The Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure (hereinafter “ARFLP”) define mediation as “a voluntary confidential process in which parties enter into one or more private discussions with a neutral third party to resolve the dispute.”  ARFLP 66(B).  The Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure state that any issue may be mediated. ARFLP 67(B).  The parties can agree to mediation, or the Court may order mediation.  ARFLP 67(B)(2).   However, even when ordered, participation is voluntary. ARFLP … [Read more...]

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