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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

"Any process that helps people put an end to their disputes without going to court. Two methods of ADR are arbitration and mediation. ADR is advantageous because it is less time-consuming and less-costly than court hearings. However, it often involves compromise which some parties are not willing to give.

 
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