Alternative dispute resolution

At Hughes & Mashinski, we understand that litigation can place a significant time and financial strain on your, your business, and your loved ones. We also realize that in some cases, litigation is unavoidable. However, sometimes the best resolution can be found outside the courtroom.

The team of mediators and arbitrators at H&M are prepared to resolve your legal disputes through alternative dispute resolution. You want your dispute resolved in an equitable and cost-effective manner. Don’t try to negotiate on your own; contact Hughes & Mashinski in Plains right now.

What is Alternative Dispute Resolution?
Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is a process by which the parties can resolve their situation without going to court. The process typically involves several methods including arbitration, mediation, early neutral evaluation, collaborative law, and conciliation. ADR methods can be effective in reducing the time, money, and adversarial nature associated with traditional court-based proceedings. It is not necessary to have legal counsel for ADR proceedings, but it is a good idea to consult with a lawyer who is experienced in these forms of negotiation to protect your rights. The attorneys at Hughes & Mashinski can advise you how to avoid potential misunderstandings and will act as advisors throughout your dispute resolution process.

Advantages of Using ADR

Going to trial can be a dauting and undesirable option for many people. ADR can be a good option for them, depending on the circumstances surrounding their case. Some of the advantages of hiring a Pennsylvania ADR lawyer are:

  • Save on the cost and time-consuming nature of lawsuits and trials
  • The result of the ADR, including the damages you will be awarded, are certain
  • Details of the ADR cannot be accessed by the public, unlike a trial
  • Retain control over your claim, as well as determining the date, time and place of your ADR

To determine if ADR is an option for you, contact the lawyers at Hushes & Mashinski today.

Alternative Dispute Resolution Questions

If you’re looking to hire an ADR attorney, you probably have a number of questions you need answered. The lawyers at H&M can answer the following questions:

  • Who can request dispute resolution proceedings?
  • How long does it take for an ADR case to be decided?
  • Who can be an arbitrator? Can I choose the arbitrators myself?
  • Can ADR decisions be appealed?
  • And many more

Why Hughes & Mashinski for Your ADR Case?

H&M’s team of dedicated attorneys have decades of experience handling a wide range of disputes between parties in a quick and efficient manner. The rising cost of litigation is making traditional lawsuits impractical for many individuals and businesses. Civil courts are backlogged, with delays of a year or more for private parties to have their cases heard by a jury. To streamline your dispute resolution process, contact the experienced Plains attorneys at Hughes & Mashinski. We will fight for your rights and get you the best possible outcome. Call H&M at 570-823-0101 for a free consultation today.


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