What can I expect at a divorce status conference?
Status Conference The court will consider the issues that remain unsolved and explore the likelihood of an agreement in the future. The court will examine resolution tactics outside of a trial, like mediation. If the court decides on an alternative dispute resolution, it will set dates for the parties to adhere to.
What is a scheduling conference in a civil case?
The Scheduling Conference may be the first of a number of court dates which you will have before the trial date on your domestic case. It is the court’s way to begin tracking your case, and to schedule the steps in your case’s development.
What is the without prejudice rule?
The without prejudice rule prevents statements made in a genuine attempt to settle an existing dispute from being put before the court. It was crucial to consider whether, in the course of negotiations, the parties contemplated or might reasonably have contemplated litigation if they could not reach agreement.