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Thursday, November 03, 2005

Uniform Mediation Act Becomes Effective in Ohio

The UMA was introduced in Ohio as House Bill 303, passed by the House and Senate in 2004, and was signed by Governor Bob Taft on Jan. 28, 2005. Ohio became the fourth state to enact the law, joining Nebraska, Illinois and New Jersey. The UMA is codified at sections 2710.01-2710.10 of the Ohio Revised Code, and became effective as of Oct. 29, 2005, repealing Section 2317.023.

For more information, check out the web site of the Supreme Court of Ohio's Dispute Resolution Section.



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