§ 710 ILCS 35/1 Title
§ 710 ILCS 35/2 Definitions
§ 710 ILCS 35/3 Scope
§ 710 ILCS 35/4 Privilege against disclosure; admissibility; discovery
§ 710 ILCS 35/5 Waiver and preclusion of privilege
§ 710 ILCS 35/6 Exceptions to privilege
§ 710 ILCS 35/7 Prohibited mediator reports
§ 710 ILCS 35/8 Confidentiality
§ 710 ILCS 35/9 Mediator’s disclosure of conflicts of interest; background
§ 710 ILCS 35/10 Participation in mediation
§ 710 ILCS 35/11 Relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce …
§ 710 ILCS 35/12 Uniformity of application and construction
§ 710 ILCS 35/13 Severability clause
§ 710 ILCS 35/16 Application to existing agreements or referrals
§ 710 ILCS 35/99 Effective date

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 710 ILCS 35 - Uniform Mediation Act

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.