- Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a less adversarial technique for resolving disagreements outside of court.
- There are many different methods of alternative dispute resolution, including family law mediation, family dispute resolution, arbitration, expert determination, conciliation, and collaborative law, each offering flexibility and tailored solutions Unified Lawyers can provide legal advice along with ADR processes to help clients resolve their disputes.
- ADR involves working with impartial professionals to reach mutually satisfactory resolutions. While effective, agreements reached may require additional steps like consent orders to be legally binding.
Types of ADR
There are many different types of alternative dispute resolution methods in Australia, including:
- Family dispute resolution
- Expert determination
- Collaborative law
How long does an ADR take?
The length of an ADR procedure fluctuates based on aspects like the complexity of the dispute, the readiness of the parties to cooperate, the ADR method and the availability of ADR methods. Generally, ADR is faster than Court proceedings, but the more intricate the dispute, the longer it may take to resolve.