Mediation

UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT
DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO THE BAR AND PUBLIC CONCERNING
GENERAL ORDER ADOPTING MEDIATION PROGRAM PENDING
ADOPTION AND AMENDMENT OF LOCAL RULES 

PRESUMPTIVE REFERRAL TO MEDIATION MAY 1, 2014

Please be advised that pursuant to the General Order Adopting Mediation Program Pending Adoption and Amendment of Local Rules dated November 20, 2013, the Board of Judges of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey has approved a comprehensive, Court-supervised mediation program (“Mediation Program”) to facilitate resolution of contested matters and adversary proceedings for debtors, creditors and parties in interest. 

Presumptive referral of matters to mediation will take place as of May 1, 2014.  

For ease of reference, the following links may be accessed to review the General Order, related proposed Local Rule D.N.J. LBR 9019-1 Mediation - Mediator Qualification and Compensation and proposed amended Local Rule D.N.J. LBR 9019-2 - Mediation Procedures as well as the new mandatory local forms.   

New Mandatory Local Forms

 

   
Dated: May 1, 2014 James J. Waldron, Clerk

 

 

 

 

COURT-APPROVED MEDIATORS

Registry of Mediators

 

 

RELATED PROPOSED LOCAL RULES

D.N.J. LBR 9019-1 – Mediation – Mediator Qualifications and Compensation

D.N.J. LBR 9019-2 – Mediation Procedures
 

 

RELATED GENERAL ORDER AND NOTICE TO THE BAR

General Order Adopting Mediation Program Pending Adoption and Amendment of Local Rules, dated November 20, 2013

Important Notice to the Bar and Public Concerning General Order Adopting Mediation Program Pending Adoption and Amendment of Local Rules, dated November 21, 2013