New Hampshire Arbitration / Mediation Law Questions & Answers

Q: Hello. we've just purchased a house (closing was 4 days ago) and a few events make us suspect foul play from owner

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for New Hampshire on
Answered on Jul 22, 2018
Thomas A. Grossman's answer
You may be able to demand an Arbitration proceeding, but that is under California Law. California has different laws than Massachusetts. Under California laws, most real estate purchase agreements contain such clauses. I don't know what Mass. laws say. You should review the paperwork. Good Luck.

Q: What is the difference between arbitration and mediation in a construction case?

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for New Hampshire on
Answered on Nov 21, 2013
Jonathan Craig Reed's answer
Mediation involves sitting down and trying to come to a mutually agreeable compromise. Usually both sides pay a mediator's fee in advance so if both sides want mediation, it suggests that both sides want to explore compromise.

The arbitration contract you refer to is binding, meaning at the end of the arbitration the arbitrator issues a decision that both sides have to accept.

If you are not willing to compromise and think you have a strong case you want arbitration. If you...

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