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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
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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Warren County, Ohio, Court of Common Pleas