Business Law

What You Should Know About Mediation

Mediation is a flexible, non-binding, confidential process in which a Neutral (mediator) facilitates settlement negotiations. The informal session typically begins with a presentation of each side's view of the dispute, either through counsel or the clients. The mediator, who may meet with the parties in joint and/or separate sessions, works Read more…

By Steven L. Simas, ago

What is a Receivership?

A receiver is an unbiased third party appointed by a court to carry its orders into effect. There are a variety of instances where a court might appoint a receiver, but the most significant statutory authority for appointment of receivers, Code of Civil Procedure section 564(b), broadly extends receivership to Read more…

By Steven L. Simas, ago