What is Private Judging?
Alabama Private Judge Act - Act 2012-266 authorized the appointment of former or retired judges to serve as private judges in certain district and circuit court cases; and to provide that a private judge would receive compensation for his or her service. It was enacted February 7, 2012 by the Legislature of Alabama. The full text of the Act is at the following links:
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Alternative Dispute Resolution
The Alabama Private Judge Act authorized the appointment of former or retired judges to serve as private judges in certain district and circuit court cases. - More
Arbitration agreements, are often found in pre-printed consumer contracts. They require parties to the contract to resolve disputes in binding arbitration, rather than in court before a judge and/or jury. - More
Mediation is a confidential, informal process during which an impartial third party, the mediator, assists disputing parties in reaching a mutually acceptable agreement regarding their dispute.
- General Mediation offers a path to resolving many disputes. - More -
- Family Mediation offers free divorce and family mediation for parenting, divorce and
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- Forclosure Prevention and Mortgage Modification Mediation offers specially-trained mediators to assist Alabama citizens with foreclosure and mortgage problems by mediating between the homeowner and the mortgage holder. - More -