Ensuring procedural fairness in arbitration
In this case, the parties were arguing over several issues, including parenting and child support. When mediation failed, they turned to arbitration. The arbitrator held a pre-arbitration conference to determine various matters including the issues for arbitration. There is no record of what happened at the pre-arbitration conference and there were no pleadings.
The day before the arbitration commenced the wife delivered her opening statement and there, apparently for the first time, raised her desire to relocate with the children so that they could attend the private school that she thought was more suitable for their educational needs. Read More at Feldstein Family Law Group Blog