By Jeremiah J. Moffit, Esq.,* Courtney A. Sorensen, Esq.* Craig S. Weinstein, Esq.*, and Sara Z. May, Esq.*
I. A COURT HAS POWER TO ORDER PARTIES TO MEDIATION AND A TRUST BENEFICIARY WHO RECEIVES NOTICE OF COURT-ORDERED MEDIATION BUT DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IS BOUND BY THE RESULT OF THE MEDIATION
Breslin v. Breslin (2021) 62 Cal.App.5th 801
The Second District Court of Appeal held that a trust beneficiary, who receives notice of court-ordered mediation but fails to participate in the mediation, is bound by the result.