A Pre-Trial review by a judge who acts as a mediator, in the event the Mediation is not successful the matter is tried by a different judge. Note: Although "suggestions" may be made by a trial judge that the parties should settle this should not be confused with Mediation.
Another name for a pre-hearing conference where the parties get together and attempt a settlement of all issues in their case.
When the lawyers meet with the judge to try to solve the case before trial.
A court conference to consider whether or not the case can be settled.
A meeting at which the parties and their lawyers attempt to settle the case before trial, often ordered by the court.
a legal proceeding at which the parties discuss possible settlement terms with an administrative law judge
a meeting of the parties, together with a
a meeting of your attorney, the defendant's attorney and a judge who may or may not be assigned to the actual trial of your case
a meeting where the parties to a divorce (and their lawyers) meet in private with a judge to explore ways to settle the issues without going to trial
a meeting with a judge before trial to explore ways to settle your issues
an informal, non-public meeting of the parties to a particular case along with representatives of the Commission Staff
a pre-trial hearing in which both parties, in the presence of a mediator, may discuss the claim and come to an agreement without going to trial
a pre-trial meeting between the parties, in an attempt to settle issues and avoid trial
a private discussion between the parties, with the assistance of the judge
a process by which a neutral and impartial legal professional hears both sides of the case and conducts an informal assessment and negotiation session
a process in which a neutral third party trained in the law listens to the arguments of the parties and offers his or her opinion on the case
a process in which people in a dispute in court present their views to a knowledgeable neutral person who evaluates the case and suggests ways to settle the dispute without a trial
a scheduled meeting held before a scheduled court hearing to determine if an agreement can be reached between the people involved in a support case and the child support agency
A meeting with a judge or a lawyer or other experienced person who listens to the parties and attempts to facilitate settlement.
A meeting between parties of a lawsuit, their attorneys and a judge to attempt a resolution of the dispute without a trial.
A simple, evaluative mediation frequently used in uncomplicated cases, where the party representatives meet with a neutral who is typically a retired or former judge.
An opportunity for all concerned parties to meet and discuss the facts of your case and work out a resolution that is agreeable to all. Read More.
A discussion among the disputing parties, their counsel, and a neutral attorney or court official, to explore options for settling a dispute before it proceeds to litigation. This process can be voluntary or ordered by a judge.
A settlement conference is a meeting between opposing sides of a lawsuit at which the parties attempt to reach a resolution of their dispute without having to proceed to a trial. Such a conference may be initiated through either party, usually by the conveyance of a settlement offer; or it may be ordered by the court as a precedent to holding a trial. Matters discussed in a settlement conference will be confidential, and cannot be introduced as evidence in court.