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WHAT IS ARBITRATION?
Arbitration is a legal technique for the resolution of a dispute outside of the court system by a third party, who reviews the case and imposes a decision that is legally binding for both parties.
WHAT IS MEDIATION?
Mediation services aims to assist two (or more) disputants in reaching an agreement. The parties themselves determine the conditions and settlements reached, rather than having a third party impose a decision. A form of alternative dispute resolution or “appropriate dispute resolution”.
Mediation may be employed in many types of disputes, including, but not limited to:
For information on Connecticut’s Mediation Program/Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), see State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
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CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: February2017