What Is ADR?

Alternative dispute resolution, also called ADR, describes methods used to settle disagreements or disputes without using a judge or magistrate. ADR methods usually take less time and are less adversarial, than court or jury trials. There are court­sponsored ADR programs and private ADR providers.

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