Tensions can run incredibly high in a neighbor dispute, with both parties naturally feeling strongly about their use and enjoyment of their home and hearth. In the worst-case scenario, neighbor disputes can lead to long-term feuds and even violence. With appropriate use of the legal system, however, such results can be averted.
First, mediation and arbitration offer powerful legal tools to help resolve a neighbor dispute. Having a neutral third party is invaluable -- but typically much less expensive than hiring an attorney or going to court. What's more, these alternative dispute resolution methods can lead to creative solutions that a judge wouldn't even have the power to grant.
But when other methods fail, or a neighbor is completely uncooperative, the court system may be a necessary stop.
Here's how to plan and prepare for your day before a mediator, arbitrator, or judge.
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Skip the painful process of litigation -- turn to mediation and save money, time and headaches!
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