Alternative Dispute Resolution in a Civil Case

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Before heading straight to litigation, it is important to know that there are other possible forms of conflict resolution. This includes negotiation, arbitration, and mediation. Learn more about each possibility before heading to court.

  • ContentArbitration Versus Mediation

    Many have heard the term “alternative dispute resolution” associated with both arbitration and mediation, but may not have understood the difference. Indeed, many use the terms interchangeably even though they are very different procedures.

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  • ContentAlternative Forms of Dispute Resolution

    When a legal dispute arises, many individuals believe that litigation is the only way out. However, there are a number of ways that legal conflicts can be resolved without resorting to litigation, including negotiation, arbitration and mediation.

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  • ContentAlternative Dispute Resolution Options for Business Disputes

    Resolving disputes for arguments in business is both important and may keep the company from being split apart or sold. This means that the owners or partners need to seek a conflict resolution through any means necessary to include alternate routes available such as negotiation, mediation and arbitration.

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  • ContentWhat Are Lawsuit Settlement Loans?

    Lawsuits take money and a great deal of time to complete. When the suit is so long and complicated, there are many bills that demand payment while the victim is awaiting a settlement. In these situations, it is possible a lawsuit settlement loan is necessary.

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  • ContentIs There a Statute of Limitations for Restitution?

    Courts sometimes order restitution in order to provide victims of crimes with compensation. Although state law may vary, generally restitution does not have a statute of limitations.

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  • ContentWhen to Negotiate and When to Litigate

    One of the most challenging decisions parties often face in a legal proceeding is knowing when to negotiate and when to litigate. Should they slug it out until the bitter end to get that huge judgment they think they will win, or should they be trying to resolve the dispute, avoid expense, and work things out? Or, are they coming to the table too soon? Is it going to be seen as a sign of weakness?

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