Civil mediators are working nights and weekends to handle increasing numbers of cases from litigants seeking to sidestep courthouse slowdowns from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Many courts across the country have postponed jury trials, and judges face learning curves with the technology for remote hearings, which slows down business and forces courts to prioritize criminal cases, child protection matters, domestic violence protective orders and other urgent cases.

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