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1st Judicial Circuit of Illinois Court-Ordered Mediation Rule
1st Judicial Circuit of Illinois. May 7, 2004
This rule pertains to all dissolution of marriage, post-dissolution, paternity, and order of protection cases. Cases may be referred to mediation by request of the parties or by order of the court. Proceedings are to be confidential and mediators are given the authority to decide who must attend, how many sessions are necessary, and when and whether to terminate the mediation. The rule outlines the qualifications needed to become an approved roster mediator, gives authority to the court to impose sanctions on parties failing to comply with the rule, and provides judicial immunity to the mediators.
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1st Judicial Circuit of Illinois