Chapter 2. Mediation - California Evidence Code Section 1115
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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.
Last modified: February 16, 2015