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Warren County, Ohio, Court of Common Pleas: Division of Domestic Relations Local Rules Part 5 - Dispute Resolution

Court of Common Pleas of Warren County, Ohio. Current as of July 1, 2009

http://www.co.warren.oh.us/clerkofcourt/legal/local_rules.pdf

This part discusses conciliation and mediation in the Court of Common Pleas of Warren County, Ohio. Rule 5.1 includes requirements for a motion for conciliation and states that an attorney "must file a notice of dismissal or notification of intent to proceed" before a status conference is held, but at the end of the conciliation period (p.22). Rule 5.2 states that the court may order parties in a divorce, annulment or legal separation action involving parenting issues to mediation. Parties must complete a mediation intake form and mediators must submit a report to the court at the mediation's conclusion. The rule also addresses issues of cost (free to the parties if the mediation court-connected, rather than private), confidentiality and mediator qualifications.


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