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Authority for court ADR derives from:

State office of court ADR:

Kentucky Court of Justice Office of Mediation

Court ADR Processes Available:

  • Appellate
    • Mediation
    • Settlement Conference
  • Civil
    • Mediation
  • Criminal
    • Mediation
  • Family
    • Mediation

Environment in which court ADR functions:

Funding sources that support court ADR:

  • state budget
  • party fees

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  • ADR in the Federal District Courts: An Initial Report
    Stienstra, Donna. November 16, 2011
    Abstract: This report describes the use of ADR in the federal courts. Twelve years after the Alternative Dispute Resolution Act required federal courts to provide ADR services for all civil cases, every federal...
  • Building Coalitions in Aging, Disability and Dispute Resolution
    ABA Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly
    Abstract: In 1998, the American Bar Association Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly received funding from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation "to promote the integration of conflict resolution in t...
  • Court-Annexed Arbitration: Kentucky's Viable Alternative
    Thornton, James C.. Kentucky Law Journal, 1989
    Abstract: This article argues for the adoption of a mandatory court-annexed arbitration program in Kentucky. After addressing at length the concept of court-annexed arbitration, it discusses the advantages of c...
  • Criminal Mediation
    Frohlich, Anthony W.. Dispute Resolution Magazine, Fall 2008
    Abstract: This article discusses a criminal mediation project in a northern Kentucky circuit court. The project started in 2004 in Boone and Gallatin counties in response to an overwhelming caseload. The progra...
  • Felony Mediation
    Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts. 2009
    Abstract: This video describes the felony mediation program for circuit courts in Kentucky. The Boone County (54th Circuit) Court began its own program in 2004, and, based on its success, the Administrative Off...
  • Felony Mediation: Essential Elements and Potential Hurdles
    Paisley, Carol. Dispute Resolution Magazine, Fall 2008
    Abstract: This article discusses felony mediation in the Kentucky circuit courts, focusing specifically on judges as mediators. While some prosecutors may initially equate mediation with plea bargaining, mediat...
  • Foreclosure Mediation and Mitigation Program Models
    Kulp, Heather Scheiwe. Published October 2010; revised September 19, 2012
    Abstract: This report provides a detailed review of judicial and non-judicial foreclosure mediation programs that have been developed across the country. It includes information about the mediation process, the...
  • Foreclosure Mediation in Depth: Articulated Purposes and Objectives for Foreclosure Mediation Programs
    Kulp, Heather Scheiwe. July 28, 2011
    Abstract: This report lists the stated purposes behind the creation of foreclosure mediation programs in 26 states. Program goals include ensuring communication, improving efficiency and timeliness, assisting b...
  • Foreclosure Mediation Programs Funding: A Review of 24 Currently Operating Foreclosure Mediation Programs
    Kulp, Heather Scheiwe. January 26, 2011
    Abstract: This report describes the structure and funding of foreclosure mediation programs in 24 states. It also reviews how compensation is provided, if at all, for program staff, mediators and attorneys for ...
  • Judges Successfully Mediate Felony Cases for First Time in Boyd County
    Hiatt, Leigh Anne. March 27, 2008
    Abstract: This article reports on the initial use of mediation to resolve felony cases in Boyd County, Kentucky. With retired judges acting as mediators, eight of 11 cases were settled. Those involved commented...
  • Judges Successfully Mediate Felony Cases for First Time in Clay County
    Hiatt, Leigh Anne. March 18, 2008
    Abstract: This article reports on the initial use of mediation to resolve felony cases in Clay County, Kentucky. With retired judges acting as mediators, 18 of 19 cases were settled, all with guilty pleas. Thos...
  • Mediation in Kentucky: Where Do We Go from Here?
    Mitchell, Vanessa. Kentucky Law Journal, 1998-1999
    Abstract: "This Note will begin in Part II by exploring Kentucky's past experience in the field of mediation, including an examination of the two proposed mediation rules that were before the Kentucky Supreme C...
  • Mediation U.S.A.
    Chantilis, Peter S.. University of Memphis Law Review, Spring 1996
    Abstract: This article provides an overview of rules and statutes about mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. The author conducted a survey of bar a...
  • National Association for Community Mediation Discussion Groups
    National Association for Community Mediation
    Abstract: The National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM) hosts a variety of Google groups to facilitate discussion about topics related to mediation. There are groups focused on specific topics, such ...
  • National Association for Community Mediation Program Directory
    Abstract: This interactive map on the National Association for Community Mediation website provides contact information for its member community mediation centers in each state. Centers in Canada, the United Ki...
  • National Association of Youth Courts Program Directory
    National Association of Youth Courts
    Abstract: The National Association of Youth Courts provides an on online, interactive map of youth court programs for most states in the U.S. The directory is also available as a downloadable PDF. The site also...
  • Now We're Talking: A Look at Current State-Based Foreclosure Mediation Programs and How to Bring Them to Scale
    Cohen, Alon; Jakabovics, Andrew. June 2010
    Abstract: This report reviews foreclosure mediation programs established in 21 states. It describes the programs' structures and provides settlement statistics, where available. The authors argue that mandatory...
  • The Development and Organization of Domestic Relations Mediation in a Multi-Function Mediation Center in Kentucky
    Paquin, Gary W.. Kentucky Law Journal, 1992-1993
    Abstract: This article describes the Mediation Center of Kentucky, a volunteer mediation program devoted to domestic disputes. The Center has implemented a training program for co-mediation of all divorce issu...
  • Kentucky Court of Justice Office of Mediation
    Kentucky Court of Justice
    Abstract: The Kentucky Court of Justice Office of Mediation website provides information regarding the Felony Mediation Program, mediation guidelines, rules and legislation, forms and news regarding mediation i...