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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Divorce for North Dakota on
Q: What are the benefits of using mediation instead of the court system to resolve divorce disputes?
Lesley B Foss
Lesley B Foss answered on Oct 19, 2018

In North Dakota, if your divorce involves minor children, you are required to attend and participate in the Family Law Mediation program, which provides divorcing couples with 6 free hours of mediation services. If the divorce does not involve minor children, you do not receive a referral to... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Arbitration / Mediation Law for North Dakota on
Q: A person I sued after I was injured on their business's property requested we arbitrate instead. Is this a good idea?
Peter D Morowski
Peter D Morowski answered on Jan 12, 2018

There are many benefits to arbitration, most particularly it is typically much faster than a state court lawsuit. That said, if you are unrepresented by counsel I would be weary of agreeing to arbitration. Arbitration is a lot like a trial. I have never heard of an injury matter being... Read more »

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