Mediation Case Law Teaching Videos

In re O.R. v. J.R., No. E034376, 2004 WL 585583 (Cal. App. Mar. 25, 2004)

James Coben, Hamline University

Play time: 3:51 minutes

Affirming a visitation order based on the parties' mediated agreement despite fact that father called the mediator and had the agreement reached in mediation changed without the mother's knowledge or consent, determining that the mother's claims of extrinsic fraud and mistake lacked merit because she would have discovered the change if she had chosen to carefully review the agreement before it was signed and subsequently approved by the court.