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Trying Mediation to Speed Child Custody Battles

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Classification:Domestic Practice
 
Date Published:10/26/1998
 
Title:Trying Mediation to Speed Child Custody Battles
 
Source:NLJ
 
Summary:

Some state courts are using mediation to speed up adoption process for foster children, raising ethical dilemma for lawyer representing the biological parents - does promoting compromise violate duty of zealous advocacy?

 

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