Virginia's Judicial System

Resources and Reference Materials

Alternative Dispute Resolution Overview and Statistics (PowerPoint)

General Information

Informational Videos

  • Mediation: The Alternative
    Produced by the Virginia Mediation Network in 2002, this video describes the facilitative model of mediation most often used by Virginia certified mediators.
  • Spare the Child
    Produced in 2010 by the Virginia State Bar Family Law Section through a generous grant from the Virginia Law Foundation, this video gives parents a foundation for navigating separation without creating undue strain on children. Video is available in English and Spanish.
  • The Three Little Pigs Go to Mediation
    Produced by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, this video demonstrates mediation using familiar story characters.

Child Dependency Mediation