ADR Private Court

ADR Private Court is a quick, confidential and cost-effective alternative to the public legal system. Proceedings are streamlined to save time and money – and flexible enough to accommodate any non-criminal matter.

Usually taking place in a neutral location such as a hotel boardroom, ADR Private Court hearings can be set up virtually anywhere agreeable to the parties involved. Proceedings can even be conducted online.

ADR Private Court decisions are legally-binding and enforceable. Through provincial legislation, decisions have the same weight of law as those handed down by a judge in the public court system.

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Benefits of using ADR Private Court include…

Lower legal fees

Streamlined procedures mean legal disputes are resolved for a fraction of the cost of a public trial.

Confidentiality

Because ADR Private Court proceedings aren’t public record, they’re ideal for sensitive commercial, professional or family matters.

Quick decisions

Cases take years to work their way through the public legal system. ADR Private Court disputes can often resolved within weeks.

Budgeting

The fixed daily fees of ADR Private Court make predicting legal costs easy.

Flexibility

ADR Private Court lets you choose the type of procedure that best suits your needs – arbitration, mediation or med-arb.

Non-adversarial options

Mediations are designed to arrive at settlements agreeable to all parties involved, making them ideal for disputes between family members, business partners or neighbours.

Expertise

In public court, matters are decided by judge or jury. ADR Private Court can bring in experts from other fields to help arbitrate specialized cases.

Binding agreements

Through provincial legislation, ADR Private Court decisions are as binding as public court orders.