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ADR and Family Law
Many families with conflicts that require a legal resolution want to stay out of court. This can be especially important if there are children involved. For that reason, family law attorneys also use ADR to help their clients resolve disputes. The use of ADR in family law disputes (as well as other types of disputes) may also be called "collaborative law." Courts that use ADR to resolve family law disputes are also sometimes known as "conciliation courts."
Books on ADR and Family Law
Note: Books in the law library are organized by subject. Browse the shelves near the books listed below to find related titles.
Collaborative Law: Achieving Effective Resolution in Divorce without Litigation by
Call Number: KF 535 .T47 2001
Publication Date: 2001
Ohio Family Law Institute by
Call Number: KFO 100 .A75 A39
OSBA members who have attended any OSBA seminar, have access to this as an an ebook at https://www.ohiobar.org/ForLawyers/CLE/Pages/CLE-Publications-eBook-Library.aspx.
Pet Law and Custody: Establishing a Worthy and Equitable Jurisprudence for the Evolving Family by
Call Number: KF 390.5 .A5 G57
Publication Date: 2017
Ohio Laws & Rules
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 3109.052
Mediation of differences as to allocating parental rights and responsibilities in child custody actions.
Chapter 3117 - CONCILIATION OF MARITAL CONTROVERSIES
Chapter 3117: of the Revised Code is applicable only in counties in which the court of common pleas determines that social conditions and the number of domestic relations cases in the county render the conciliation procedures provided necessary to proper consideration of such cases or to effectuate conciliation of marital controversies
Rule of Superintendence Appendix F
Model Standards of Practice for Family and Divorce Mediation
(adopted by the American Bar Association, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the Association for Conflict Resolution) modified to reference express provisions of Ohio law.
Rule of Superintence Appendix G
Special Policy Considerations for State Regulation of Family Mediators and Court Affiliated Programs
Franklin County Domestic & Juvenile Court ADR Services
Franklin County Domestic & Juvenile Local Court Rules
ADR in Family Law Materials on the Internet