Bankruptcy Mediation for the Little Guy – Part 2: Nebraska in the Lead

By Matthew Gillespie In my previous post, I discussed the Nebraska’s Federal Practice Fund: a fund based on attorney admission fees that, inter alia, allows parties in bankruptcy proceedings to apply for funds to pay their portion of mediation fees when they’re unable to pay themselves. Nebraska’s District Court adopted this measure under the umbrella... Continue Reading →

Bankruptcy Mediation for the Little Guy – Part 1: Financial Assistance

By Matthew Gillespie Of all the benefits mediation provides, the perennial favorite is this: it saves money! Not only can a successful mediation conclude a dispute without the rigmarole and expense of a hearing (or worse, trial), but even unsuccessful mediations can bring the parties closer to resolution of the dispute another time. But what... Continue Reading →

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