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NCJ Number: 157669 Find in a Library
Title: New Jersey Dispute Resolution: A Lawyer's Guide to State and Federal Court Programs
Author(s): P L Trachtenberg
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 496
Sponsoring Agency: New Jersey Law Journal
Newark, NJ 07101
Publication Number: ISBN 1-879590-64-6
Sale Source: New Jersey Law Journal
P.O. Box 20081
238 Mulberry St
Newark, NJ 07101
United States of America
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Intended mainly for use by attorneys, this volume describes the history of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), the development of complementary dispute resolution (CDR) in New Jersey, and the CDR programs in New Jersey.
Abstract: It also explains the various dispute resolution techniques that form the basis of ADR and CDR, the implications of these developments for attorneys and the administration of justice, ADR programs available in the Federal courts in the New Jersey district, and noncourt governmental and private ADR programs available in the State. Programs described include family mediation, matrimonial early settlement panels, juvenile conference committees, automobile arbitration, personal injury arbitration, small claims mediation, landlord-tenant mediation, contract arbitration, insurance settlement days, community dispute resolution, and intermediate special civil arbitration. Detailed descriptions of individual programs, list of dispute resolution specialists, and related materials
Main Term(s): Alternative court procedures
Index Term(s): Alternative dispute settlement; Attorneys; Conflict resolution; Neighborhood justice centers; New Jersey
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