Florida's Statutes & Rules
The mediation will be conducted in accordance with and subject to the provisions of Chapter 44, Florida Statutes, Fla.R.Civ.Proc. 1.700-1.730 and, if this is a Family Mediation, Chapter 44 and 61, Florida Statutes, Fla. Family Law R. 12.740 and 12.741, and all other court orders, rules and procedures that are applicable. This includes the immunity conferred upon mediators and the confidentiality privilege provided each party under Chapter 44, Florida Statutes. In order for the mediation to be successful, clients (or their representative(s)) must have full authority to settle all issues raised by the case in the mediation session. This is an essential element in the mediation process and must be satisfied by all parties.