Screening is important in any family dispute resolution process to ensure that the parties, counsel, and dispute resolution professionals can engage in the process fully and safely.
In family med-arb, there are particular concerns for the integrity of the screening process, because if the parties proceed to arbitration, they are “locked in” and cannot voluntarily opt out of the process. For this reason, it’s especially important to ensure that both parties’ participation is not being negatively affected by power imbalances in the relationship.
With this in mind, we’ve created the infographic below to share what are widely regarded as the best practices in screening in family med-arb. Feel free to share!
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