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. Video is available in English and Spanish.
  • 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