Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) provides individuals and entities with the means to come to an agreement over a dispute without resorting to litigation.  ADR provides an alternatives to formal court proceedings.  ADR is growing in popularity with both attorneys and the general public as it provides a cheaper alternative to litigation and allows greater control over the outcome of disputes.  Some courts may require your dispute to be submitted to ADR before proceedings with litigation.  The most common forms of ADR are mediation and arbitration.  Other forms of ADR include judicial settlements and collaborative law.  Our attorneys are trained in the various forms of ADR, and encourage their use.