Mediation Programs

  1. Arbitration Program

    Read about the program options, check out award information, and eligibility qualifications.

  2. Civil Mediation Program

    As part of the long range plan, in 1996 the Court looked into having a Alternative Dispute Resolution program for cases that exceed the arbitration limits and subsequently created a mediation program for civil cases that are in excess of $50,000.

  3. Family Mediation

    The Family Mediation Programs in Lake County provide divorcing parents the opportunity to submit custody, visitation, and removal disputes to mediation before proceeding to a contested hearing before the court.

  4. Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program

    The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Lake County is pleased to announce there is now free housing counseling and mediation services.

  5. Small Claims Mediation Program

    This free program was designed to assist litigants with housing, consumer, or other disputes to reach faster and more satisfying dispute resolutions.