Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is becoming increasingly popular to resolve legal disputes without litigation. As you may know, litigation can be time-consuming, extremely expensive and the outcome is uncertain. ADR affords parties in dispute increased control over the process and resolution of the issue. It also avoids the public record that is created when a civil action is commenced. ADR can include mediation, arbitration, and collaborative law. ADR can be court-ordered or initiated by mutual agreement of the parties and the decision that is reached can be binding or non-binding. The goal of every ADR process is that the parties come to an agreement instead of going to court… Click HERE to read more!