Alternative Dispute Resolution
Alternative Dispute Resolution - Beyond the Myths
Many people are not familiar with Mediation and Arbitration as ways to resolve problems and it can be tough to know what to believe.
Read Beyond the Myths: Get the Facts about Dispute Resolution, a pamphlet put together by the American Bar Association, Section of Dispute Resolution, Pro Bono Committee. It addresses frequently asked questions and dispells a few myths.
The Alabama Private Judge Act authorized the appointment of former or retired judges to serve as private judges in certain district and circuit court cases. - More
Arbitration agreements, are often found in pre-printed consumer contracts. They require parties to the contract to resolve disputes in binding arbitration, rather than in court before a judge and/or jury. - More
Mediation is a confidential, informal process during which an impartial third party, the mediator, assists disputing parties in reaching a mutually acceptable agreement regarding their dispute.
- General Mediation offers a path to resolving many disputes. - More -
- Family Mediation offers free divorce and family mediation for parenting, divorce and
post-divorce issues. - More -
- Forclosure Prevention and Mortgage Modification Mediation offers specially-trained mediators to assist Alabama citizens with foreclosure and mortgage problems by mediating between the homeowner and the mortgage holder. - More -