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(p. 25) 3. Alternative Dispute Resolution in Family Law 

(p. 25) 3. Alternative Dispute Resolution in Family Law
(p. 25) 3. Alternative Dispute Resolution in Family Law

Jane Sendall

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date: 11 December 2019

This chapter first discusses the methods by which a family lawyer may resolve family law disputes, including Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). It then reviews the various forms of negotiation that a family lawyer may undertake. These include settlement between clients, negotiation through correspondence, meeting between counsel, and at-court negotiation. Next, the chapter discusses mediation and collaborative law as different forms of ADR used in family law. It also briefly considers a recent development in family ADR: arbitration.

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