Confidentiality is one of the hallmarks of mediation in California. But when does a mediation end such that communications may no longer be confidential? California Evidence Code §1125 provides, in pertinent part, as follows:
(a) For purposes of confidentiality under this chapter, a mediation ends when any one of the following conditions is satisfied:
(1) The parties execute a written settlement agreement that fully resolves the dispute.
(2) An oral agreement that fully