Is Mediation For Civil Cases?

Any district, bankruptcy, or magistrate judge may by order refer a case to mediation, when the judge finds that the nature of the case and the amount in controversy, together with the information available regarding the possibility of settlement make resolution of the case by mediation a practical possibility within the purposes noted above.

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