CourtHelp - Mediation
Mediation is a different way to settle disputes. Unlike litigation, which is a lawsuit brought to court, mediation allows the parties who are disagreeing to create a solution. In mediation, the disputing parties use a neutral third person (called the mediator) to help with the following:
- Help the disputing parties apply their values to the fact situation
- Identify key issues
- Explain and make clear any misunderstandings
- Explore solutions
- Obtain a settlement developed by the disputing parties instead of a settlement imposed by the judicial system
There are many benefits of mediation, but mediation is not for everyone. This section contains links that offer information about mediation in Arkansas. There are pdf fact sheets, court forms and interactive forms below.
FACT SHEETS & LEGAL INFORMATION
- Fact Sheet - Family Mediation
- Fact Sheet - Mediation
- Arkansas Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission
- General Mediation Request - online application to request free mediation from the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law clinical program
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