Publications and CLE Materials


The following publications are available for download via the Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF format.

Mediation, Another Method For Resolving Disputes brochure
Mediation, Another Method For Resolving Disputes

Mediación, Otro Método para Resolver Altercación
Mediación, Otro Método para Resolver Altercación

What is Mediation?

Mediation is an informal process during which an impartial third party, the mediator, assists disputing parties in reaching a mutually acceptable agreement regarding their dispute.

The mediation session is intended to identify pertinent issues, clarify any misunderstandings, explore solutions, and negotiate an agreement.

Read our brochure,
Mediation, Another Method For Resolving Disputes Mediation, Another Method For Resolving Disputes
, for more information.
Mediación, Otro Método para Resolver Altercación Mediación, Otro Método para Resolver Altercación, para más información.

Mediation, Parents are Forever brochure
Parents are Forever 

Los Padres de Familia son Para Siempre, Mediacion de Familia
Mediacion de Familia

What is Family and Divorce Mediation?

Family and divorce mediation is a process where an impartial third person, the mediator, helps people negotiate with one another to resolve issues relating to parenting time and responsibilities, child and spousal support, divorce, and the issues that arise after a divorce (assets and liabilities).

Read our brochure,

PDF Parents are Forever (Family Mediation - Parenting, Divorce and Post Divorce Issues), for more information. 

PDF Los Padres de Familia son Para Siempre, Mediacion de Familia, para más información. 


Arbitration Agreements (cover)
Arbitration Agreements

Acuerdos de Arbitraje
Acuerdos de Arbitraje

What is an Arbitration Agreement?

Arbitration agreements, which are often found in pre-printed consumer contracts, require that the parties to the contract resolve disputes that arise in binding arbitration, rather than in court before a judge and/or jury.

What is binding arbitration?

Binding arbitration involves the submission of a dispute to a neutral party who renders a decision following a hearing. Arbitration takes the place of a trial before a judge or jury. Because the arbitration is binding, grounds for appealing or setting aside the arbitration decision are very limited and may frequently not be available at all. If a person signs a contract containing a mandatory, binding arbitration agreement, he or she gives up the right to go to court to have his or her claim resolved.

Read our brochure,
Arbitration Agreements Arbitration Agreements, to learn more.
PDF Acuerdos de Arbitraje, para más información. 

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Help for your Home

Foreclosure Mediation

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If you have mortgage problems, you should take advantage of this program. We will ask for information, evaluate it, and let you know if you qualify for free mortgage mediation.

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