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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 provide a way for two (or more) disputants to reach an agreement. The parties themselves determine the conditions and settlements reached, rather than having a third party impose a decision.
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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RESOURCES: Wikipedia Encyclopedia; State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
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CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: February2023