Mediation is becoming a vital part of family legal problem solving and is creating new challenges for the lawyer practicing in the family law setting. The American Bar Association, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and others recently have proposed standards of behavior for mediators where none have existed before. States also have attempted to define the appropriate realm of ethical practice for family mediation.
Steven H. Hobbs,
Facilitative Ethics in Divorce Mediation: A Law and Process Approach,
U. Rich. L. Rev.
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