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Arbitration Services Terms to Know

Sometimes, going to court to settle a difference isn't an option. In many cases, people often decide to keep their dispute at a lower level and turn their cases and evidence over to a trained arbitrator to seek resolution. In order to have a better understanding of the services arbitrators offer, it's important to first understand the terminology associated with the profession. Below are several terms to be familiar with when researching and interviewing potential arbitrators.

  • Arbitrator - A neutral third-party individual, often a former judge or experienced lawyer, assigned to hear and decide an arbitration case.
  • Arbitration - In arbitration, the parties submit disputes, divorce, labor and family disputes, to an impartial person, the arbitrator, for a decision. Each party can present evidence to the arbitrator. Arbitrators do not have to follow the Rules of Evidence used in court.
  • Mediation - In mediation, an impartial person, the mediator, helps the parties try to settle their dispute by reaching an agreement together. A mediator's role is to help the parties come to an agreement. A mediator does not arbitrate or decide the outcome.
  • Conciliation - Conciliation is a method of helping the parties in a dispute to reach agreement, especially with respect to couples desiring to divorce or separate.
  • Binding Arbitration - An alternative dispute resolution in which two or more parties submit a dispute to an independent arbitrator and agree in advance to comply with the arbitrator’s decision.
  • Service - Service is the delivery of the claim or other pleadings in order to give legal notice to the parties named in a court or arbitration proceeding.
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    Halpern & Halpern
    111 N Market St Ste 402, San Jose, CA 95113
    Our law firm represents clients in all family law matters including prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, domestic partnerships, legal separation, divorce, annulment and more.
    (408) 286-8595
    Mediation Center The
    550 Water St Ste J3, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    (831) 429-9721
    Boyce-Abel Associates
    1003 Smith Grade, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    (831) 469-9223
    MediationSantaCruz
    303 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    (831) 459-6771
    Harris Lesley B
    55 River St Ste 100, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    (831) 458-0502
    Bierbaum Mary-Margaret
    125 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    (831) 462-6099
    Gorley David W
    4301 Scotts Valley Dr Ste 4, Scotts Valley, CA 95066
    (831) 438-5552
    Nonviolent Communcation Santa Cruz
    225 Rooney St, Santa Cruz, CA 95065
    (831) 459-6919
    Myles F Corcoran Construction Consulting Inc
    200 7th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    (831) 476-4502
    Lodge Aaron Attorney At Law
    1414 Soquel Ave Ste 212, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    (831) 426-3030
    Santa Cruz Divorce Mediation
    1414 Soquel Ave Ste 204, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    (831) 429-4210
    Common Ground Mediation Servies
    4067 Cory St, Soquel, CA 95073
    (831) 462-5725
    Samaritan Medical Center
    2587 Samaritan Dr, San Jose, CA 95124
    (408) 356-1538
    Vasbinder Susan A Law & Mediation Offices
    141 1st St, Los Altos, CA 94022
    (650) 938-0188
    Lauren Mills Divorce Coach
    111 Main St, Los Altos, CA 94022
    (650) 949-1026


    An arbitrator helps settle legal conflicts between two or more private or corporate parties. There's no need for lawyers. Disputes may include business matters, including commercial contracts. Employees get resolution to commercial employment contracts and workplace labor relations. In family matters, a mediator gives advice regarding divorce settlements and some family custody agreements. Mediation can help solve disagreements over a construction project. Debt settlement companies mediate matters between you and your creditor to reach a resolution. In terms of injury requiring medical care, mediators help negotiate with insurance companies. The goal of a mediator is to prevent a matter from requiring a court hearing. The consultant listens to the parties and offers advice. They know the judicial system and follow legal statutes, if applicable. Attorneys and litigation take time and cost a lot of money. Consultants help you avoid lawyers. Mediators are always impartial, but they often follow rules and regulations. There is no connection between the licensed arbitrator or any of the parties involved. Matters handled by mediation are private. Unlike law documents, the public cannot view records regarding arbitration. Once a matter is resolved through mediation, it's binding. Not every situation can be arbitrated. If mandatory judgments regarding a matter have been handed down by a court of law, you must abide by the court's rules. This is why custody matters are not always arbitrated. For any matter to be arbitrated, all parties must agree. If anyone prefers to go to court, mediation is not a possibility. If the unbiased representative struggles to find a resolution, the court has the right to step in. Arbitration is used to avoid the cost of a court hearing and litigation. It avoids attorneys and usually leads to all parties being satisfied. Call a certified mediator before you head to court.
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