- COST EFFECTIVE -
ADR reduces legal costs and utilizes less staff time.
- FAIR -
The mediator is a neutral third party who views the dispute objectively and
actively assists the parties in exploring alternatives they may have not otherwise
- FAST - ADR meetings can be scheduled
early in the dispute and at times acceptable to the parties thereby
increasing the liklihood of a prompt settlement. It avoids the delays and
frequent non-productive court appearances associated with our over-burdened court
systems. Adr can be used to settle matters prior to a law suit being
- INFORMAL -
The nature of the ADR proceedings allows the parties to freely express their
- CONTROL -
The parties never relinquish control of their interests during the proceedings
as may occur when subjected to the vagaries of the legal system.
- CONFIDENTIAL -
The privacy of all parties is protected and the agreement is confidential if
the parties choose.
- MAINTAINS RELATIONSHIPS -
ADR engages the parties directly in negotiating the settlement, enhancing
the possibility of continuing a productive business relationship.