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ARIZONA STATUTES

General ADR 

  • 12-135 alternative dispute resolution fund
  • 12-134 mediation; fees
  • 12-594 arbitration and settlement agreements
  • 12-2101.01 appeals from arbitration awards
  • 12-2238 mediation; privileged communications; exceptions; liability; definitions

Arbitration

  • 12-1501 validity of arbitration agreement
  • 12-1502 proceedings to compel or stay arbitration
  • 12-1503 appointment of arbitrators by court
  • 12-1504 majority action by arbitrators
  • 12-1505 hearing
  • 12-1506 representation by attorney
  • 12-1507 witnesses; subpoenas; depositions
  • 12-1508 award
  • 12-1509 change of award by arbitrators
  • 12-1510 fees and expenses of arbitration
  • 12-1511 confirmation of an award
  • 12-1512 opposition to an award
  • 12-1513 modification or correction of award
  • 12-1514 judgment or decree on award
  • 12-1515 applications to court
  • 12-1516 court; jurisdiction and venue
  • 12-1517 limited effect of article
  • 12-1518 state and political subdivisions; use of arbitration

Revised Uniform Arbitration Act

  • 12-3001 definitions
  • 12-3002 notice
  • 12-3003 applicability
  • 12-3004 effect of agreement to arbitrate; nonwaivable provisions
  • 12-3005 application for judicial relief
  • 12-3006 validity of agreement to arbitrate
  • 12-3007 motion to compel or stay arbitration
  • 12-3008 interim remedies
  • 12-3009 initiation of arbitration; notice
  • 12-3010 consolidation of separate arbitration proceedings
  • 12-3011 appointment of arbitrator; service as a neutral arbitrator
  • 12-3012 disclosure by arbitrator
  • 12-3013 action by majority
  • 12-3014 immunity of arbitrator; competency to testify; attorney fees and litigation expenses
  • 12-3015 arbitration process
  • 12-3016 representation by lawyer
  • 12-3017 witnesses; subpoenas; depositions; discovery
  • 12-3018 judicial enforcement of pre-award ruling by arbitrator
  • 12-3019 award
  • 12-3020 change of award by arbitrator
  • 12-3021 remedies; fees and expenses of arbitration proceeding
  • 12-3022 confirmation of award
  • 12-3023 vacating award
  • 12-3024 modification or correction of award
  • 12-3025 judgment on award; attorney fees and litigation expenses
  • 12-3026 jurisdiction
  • 12-3027 venue
  • 12-3028 uniformity of application and construction
  • 12-3029 relationship to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act

FEDERAL AND NATIONWIDE

Administrative Dispute Resolution Act of 1998
Authorizing federal courts to use various ADR methods.

Administrative Dispute Resolution Act of 1996
Requiring federal government agencies to promote ADR.

Federal Arbitration Act
Making agreements to arbitrate and outcomes of arbitration proceedings enforceable in federal jurisdictions.

Nationwide Local Rules
Department of Justice links to alternative dispute resolution rules in each federal district, including Arizona, as well as summary capsules of the rules. Also includes links to resources on ADR including statutes, presidential documents, and federal publications.

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