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  • March 01, 2017

    Final Order 16-04: Allowing Lawyer-mediators to Draft Settlement Documents in Family Cases

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    Final Order 16-04: Amending SCR Chapter 20 Relating to Limited Scope Representation to Allow Lawyer-Mediators to Draft Settlement Documents in Family Cases

    On October 14, 2016, the Director of State Courts on behalf of the Planning and Policy Advisory Committee petitioned the supreme court to amend SCR 20:2.4 to create a new sub. (c) to allow lawyer-mediators to draft settlement documents in family cases.

    ORDER ISSUED: February 21, 2017

    DISPOSITION: Petition granted creating SCR 20:2.4(c), effective July 1, 2017

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