Rule 3.900. Purposes of reference
A court must not use the reference procedure under Code of Civil Procedure section 638 to appoint a person to conduct a mediation.
Rule 3.900 adopted effective January 1, 2007.
Advisory Committee Comment
Rule 3.900 is not intended to prohibit a court from appointing a referee to conduct a mandatory settlement conference or, following the conclusion of a reference, from appointing a person who previously served as a referee to conduct a mediation.