Divorce Arbitration in North Carolina
The spouses may agree to submit some or all of their disputes to an arbitrator, a person chosen to decide the issues that the parties present. An arbitrator should have special training and qualifications. As opposed to divorce mediation, decisions made in a divorce arbitration can be made into a court judgment. Although traditionally the decision of an arbitrator is binding and final, some variations have emerged in recent years. We can discuss with you whether divorce arbitration is advisable. It offers a good alternative to multiple court hearings and is generally faster than the court process. Divorce arbitration is especially appropriate in complex cases.