Plea For Work On New Resolution Opportunities

The Lexington Herald-Leader published AP coverage of the Nevada judge who was shot earlier this month. "Family Court Judge Chuck Weller, shot by a man who witnesses said was angered by the handling of his divorce, turned his first public appearance since the shooting into a plea to make family courts a less confrontational place."

"It is a place of raw emotion," Weller said Tuesday at a news conference at the National Judicial College. "As much as we try to avoid it, oftentimes there are winners and losers."

"What we need to do and what we try to do in the Family Court is come up with a resolution where there is neither a winner nor a loser, but it is inevitable in many cases," he said. "So we need to work on our resolution opportunities."

We will be all ears for the proposals. Our judges, lawyers, and litigants are very vulnerable in this arena of raw emotion.