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CALIFORNIA EVIDENCE CODE
EVIDENCE AFFECTED OR EXCLUDED BY EXTRINSIC POLICIES
Evidence Code Section 1126
Anything said, any admission made, or any writing that is inadmissible,
protected from disclosure, and confidential under this chapter before
a mediation ends, shall remain inadmissible, protected from disclosure,
and confidential to the same extent after the mediation ends.
MEDIATION TIP: As a mediator, you need to remind your disputants that everything that
occurs within the mediation remains privileged and confidential, with
the exception only of the final agreements or stipulations that typically
come to be filed with a Court. This means that they cannot refer to what
occurred, or was said, in mediation weeks, months, or years later if they
are back in family court litigating.