Welcome to the OSBA's Dispute Resolution site.
Many people use the term "ADR" which refers to Alternative Dispute Resolution, or ways of resolving disputes other than by a trial in a court. This site uses the term "Dispute Resolution" and its abbreviation "DR" to refer to all methods of resolving disputes, whether in courts or not. For further information on the processes you can choose to resolve a dispute, see "Understanding Dispute Resolution," below.
This site is designed to
- Provide information about Dispute Resolution, and
- Assist you in finding a neutral who resolves disputes using processes other than court trials.
Even if you have experience with Dispute Resolution, you may find it useful to review the introductory information at this site. That way, you will be familiar with the way it uses DR terms.