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Topeka Kansas 66612-1507
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Rules Adopted by the Supreme Court

Court Rules Relating to Mediation

Rule 904
Court Rules Relating to Mediation

Continuing Education for Mediators

(a) Each mediator within the State of Kansas seeking approval from the director of dispute resolution, shall earn a minimum of six (6) credit hours of approved mediation education each calendar year.

(b) The initial training year will begin July 1, 1996 and end on December 31, 1997. Subsequent training years will begin on January 1 and end on December 31.

(c) The director of dispute resolution shall approve all programs for continuing mediator education credit and shall designate the number of credit hours which can be earned by actual program attendance.

(d) Each mediator required by this rule to earn continuing mediator education credits shall submit an annual report to the director of dispute resolution of continuing education credits earned by the mediator in such form as prescribed by the director of dispute resolution.

(e) The director of dispute resolution may grant waivers or extensions of time to complete continuing mediator education requirements because of hardship, disability or other good cause.

[History: New rule promulgated February 16, 1996, effective July 1, 1996.]

See also: Rule 1001 - Electronic and Photographic Media Coverage of Judicial Proceedings