§ 2710.01 Definitions
§ 2710.02 Application of chapter
§ 2710.03 Mediation communications privileged
§ 2710.04 Waiver of privilege – privilege precluded
§ 2710.05 Exceptions to privilege – partial admission of nonprivileged communication
§ 2710.06 Communication or disclosure by mediator
§ 2710.07 Confidentiality of mediation communications
§ 2710.08 Inquiry by proposed mediator – disclosures – qualifications – impartiality
§ 2710.09 Participation of party’s attorney – withdrawal of mediator
§ 2710.10 Preemption of federal electronic signatures statute

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 2710 - Uniform Mediation Act

  • Another: when used to designate the owner of property which is the subject of an offense, includes not only natural persons but also every other owner of property. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.