Mediation Resources in California
Dispute Resolution Programs Act
This Act provides for the local
establishment and funding of informal dispute resolution programs. This
web page provides information about the Act and mediator training
Courts - Mediation Page
Find information here about mediation in the California courts. The
site also contains some information about arbitration programs.
Superior Court - Mediation and Dispute Resolution
The San Francisco Superior Court Alternative Dispute Resolution ("ADR")
Program assists attorneys and litigants in selecting appropriate dispute
resolution options prior to trial. The ADR program currently offers a
voluntary civil mediation program, judicial arbitration program and, in
cooperation with the San Francisco Bar Association, an "early"
County Superior Court - Mediation and Investigative Services
This website provides information about mediation in the Orange County
family law courts.
Rule of Court, Rule 1405.5.- Court-Connected
Find mediation training requirements for
dependency mediators on this web page.
Custody Mediation in Orange County - Mediation Training Requirements
This site explains the Orange County child custody mediation program,
including mediator requirements.
Clara Superior Court - Mediation Services
Find information here about mediating through the court's Alternate Civil Process Pilot Project.
Diego Superior Court - Mediation & Judicial Arbitration
This site provides information about the San Diego Superior Court Civil
Mediation Program which is designed to assist parties with the early
resolution of their dispute. Parties may stipulate to mediation before or
at the Case Management Conference, held approximately 150 days after
filing. The court maintains a panel of approved mediators that meet
specific qualifications and who adhere to court approved mediator ethics.
Superior Court ADR Information Page
This site contains information about the court's mediation process, as
well as other ADR programs offered through the court.
SCMA is a tax-exempt association of mediators formed as a 501(c) 6, the
classification designated for organizations whose primary purpose is the
development and promotion of a professional activity.
Mediation Program - California Department of Consumer Affairs
This agency is responsible for mediating all consumer complaints that
are filed against California businesses that are regulated by the
following bureaus: Automotive Repair, Cemetery and Funeral, Electronic and
Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation, Security and