April 12, 2012
Almost Always: “I used to think it might’ve been a good idea to require mediation every time a case is filed, before there’s cost and emotions flare even more,” retired Superior Court Judge Nat Agliano says. But after attempting to guide a mediation between two brothers who started throwing punches in his office, he backed off the universality.
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In the wake of a notorious and grisly murder, mediators have been trying to mend fences – and keep neighbors sane.
It’s an unremarkable, narrow spit of dirt road that drew neighbors into a simple property dispute that ended in bloodshed. Tensions escalated one battle at a time as one neighbor tried to exert his ownership ...