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Alternative Methods of Dispute Settlement (3)+

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

    This introduction to Alternative Dispute Resolution describes one method of resolving conflicts outside of the courts system, excerpted from An Introduction to Law in Georgia, Fourth Edition, published by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 1998 (updated 2004). Read More

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    Spanish / Español
  • Mediation

    Mediation gives people a quick, inexpensive way to work out their differences while addressing everyone’s needs and interests. Decisions reached in mediation are created by the people who are in conflict, not imposed on them by a judge. Mediation: (1) encourages direct communication between the parties, (2) helps people decide for themselves, (3) allows for the expression of emotions, (4) defuses anger, (5) explores creative means of solving problems, (6) promotes cooperation, (7) preserves the strengths of an ongoing relationship, (8) helps people accept the consequences of their own decisions, (9) develops a model for resolution of future conflicts. This web site contains more information about mediation. Content Detail

    American Bar Association
  • Mediation

    This document answers basic questions relating to mediation and describes the kinds of problems that The Justice Center of Atlanta has helped to resolve. Read More

    The Justice Center of Atlanta