Online Mediation Resolves Disputes Productively, Positively, and Pre-Filing

In case you missed it, Veronica Cravener and Jessica Kavinsky published an article on about online mediation. Their article compares online to other modes of mediation at the Franklin County Municipal Court in Columbus, Ohio. We share some highlights here. The whole article, Resolving Legal Battles, One Text Message at a Time, is worth a thorough read!

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Federal Funding for County and Municipal ODR Efforts

The Pew Charitable Trusts and Karen Lash of American University created a series of case studies on funding access to justice initiatives. In particular, Michigan’s 20th Circuit Court in Ottawa County used Title IV-D funds for its ODR efforts starting in 2016. Critically, the Ottawa County court’s ODR platform provided important benefits for families and the court.

Learn how state courts have leveraged federal funding for court technology.

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