Chapter 2. Mediation - California Evidence Code Section 1118
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1118. An oral agreement "in accordance with Section 1118" means an
oral agreement that satisfies all of the following conditions:
(a) The oral agreement is recorded by a court reporter or reliable
means of audio recording.
(b) The terms of the oral agreement are recited on the record in
the presence of the parties and the mediator, and the parties express
on the record that they agree to the terms recited.
(c) The parties to the oral agreement expressly state on the
record that the agreement is enforceable or binding, or words to that
(d) The recording is reduced to writing and the writing is signed
by the parties within 72 hours after it is recorded.
Last modified: February 16, 2015