The purpose of Mediation is to establish a system for civil case management which will achieve the prompt and fair disposal of civil cases.
This may be the first time you have ever appeared in Court and it is for this purpose we will inform you of your RIGHTS AND OF COURT PROCEDURE. See Local Rule 9 for a more detailed description of this program. Rules are found on the court website by clicking “Local Rules” or by contacting the court.
Mansfield Municipal Court has incorporated by reference Chapter 2710 of the Ohio Revised Code, the Uniform Mediation Act (UMA), and Rule 16 of the Rules of Superintendence for the Courts of Ohio.
All civil matters filed in either the Small Claims or General divisions will normally be referred to mediation as provided by Local Rule 9 which can be viewed in its entirety by clicking the link to Court Rules.