Advantages of Arbitration This is a form of an alternative dispute resolution, and it has gained large acceptance in the business world for the sole purpose of settling disputes. It is an important aspect of your business, and it should be included when signing the contracts. The main purpose of the Arbitration clause is to prevent all the disputing parties to file cases in the civil courts. The cost will be very minimal, and this process of dispute settling saves you time that would otherwise be wasted when going back and forth in court. However if the other party does not want to go through this process, you cannot force them to go through the arbitration process, and in this case, the legal channels have to be followed. Some of the certified agencies that have been approved to listen to these cases included the American Arbitration Association. There are also other approved associations that can be included in the contracts. The arbitration can be less expensive depending on the circumstances, as both the alternative dispute resolution providers and the arbitrators charge for the service. The process can, however, be less expensive than the traditional civil court case. The ADV is geared to limit the court hearings and the process, and the process is more flexible because the both parties have a greater control on the time it will take to sort out the matter and also the hearing dates. When you want to use the arbitration clause, you must negotiate on the most favorable state law and the alternative dispute resolution Jurisdiction. When you choose a local state law you also will get a chance to choose a preferred law firm within your locality to handle your case if you don’t agree on the negotiation level. Hire a mediator who is qualified and also if you don’t agree and then you have to take the dispute to court the law firm should have your best interest at heart. Put some restrictions on your mediator to be able to save on costs. For Example you can restrict him in mentioning only the loser or the winner. However, this option can be risky especially if the case has complicated issues, which required relief other than the monetary compensations. When You decide on the long process where the judge or the arbitrator have to give explanations you lose the control you had for the cost and so the process can be a bit expensive. The party can also restrict the ability to appeal decisions and also request the attorney’s fee and the judges’ costs be granted to the prevailing party. They also have time and the opportunity to consider the proposed contracts violation through going through of the objectives. This will help them to make the best decisions that are favorable to both the parties through the help of the mediator. The mediator can make impartial decisions so settle the dispute amicably. This process is private and can be done without the public interference. In the Binding arbitration process the judge listens to both parties evidence before making the final determination.