Parties can avoid the expense and delay of court adjudication by agreeing that any disputes between them will be decided or resolved using arbitration and/or mediation. Arbitration agreements can be formed either before or after a dispute has arisen, and drafting an enforceable and effective arbitration agreement is not difficult. Basic arbitration and mediation clause language is provided below. Forum also makes available information and sample language in our Clause Drafting Guide to accommodate special situations and procedural preferences.
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