Alternative Dispute Resolution & Mediation
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) refers to the methods that can be used to resolve or settle a dispute without resorting to litigation. Mediation, Negotiation, Arbitration and Conciliation are all examples of ADR. ADR focuses on allowing parties to resolve their disputes by finding a solution that is acceptable to both sides. It is often faster and less confrontational than traditional litigation and allows parties to maintain their relationships.
- Information about mediation - The Queensland Courts provide general information about the mediation process.
- Information about case appraisal - The Queensland Courts detail the steps involved in case appraisal and how to take the matter to court following a case appraisal.
- Information about arranging a mediation - The Dispute Resolution Branch of the Department of Justice and Attorney General provides a free mediation service open to the general public.
- Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia - The Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia assist in helping people involved in a dispute find trained dispute resolution professionals.