California Evidence Code Section 1115

1115. For purposes of this chapter:

(a) Mediation means a process in which a neutral person or persons facilitate communication between the disputants to assist them in reaching a mutually acceptable agreement.

(b) Mediator means a neutral person who conducts a mediation. Mediator includes any person designated by a mediator either to assist in the mediation or to communicate with the participants in preparation for a mediation.

(c) Mediation consultation means a communication between a person and a mediator for the purpose of initiating, considering, or reconvening a mediation or retaining the mediator.

(Added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 772, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1998.)

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