When Oral Settlements Reached In Mediation Are Enforceable

By Richard Mason (May 22, 2024, 5:41 PM EDT) -- Generally, oral settlement agreements are enforceable so long as the record reflects a meeting of the minds concerning an agreement that, in compliance with the statute of frauds, can be performed within one year.[1] In some jurisdictions, however, oral agreements reached in mediation are treated differently....

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