MEDIATION, ARBITRATION & mediation-arbitration AGREEMENTS

The current participation agreements used by John-Paul Boyd Arbitration Chambers are provided in PDF format below. They are designed for the mediation, arbitration and mediation-arbitration of family law disputes in Alberta or British Columbia, Canada, and are written in relatively plain language.

Mediation, arbitration and mediation-arbitration agreements are usually tailored to the specific circumstances of the parties and their dispute. Your participation agreement may differ from the agreements provided in this page.

· Mediation Agreement

· Arbitration Agreement

· Mediation-Arbitration Agreement

· Evaluative Mediation-Arbitration Agreement

These agreements may be saved, copied, reused and redistributed. Be cautious in reusing the Evaluative Mediation-Arbitration Agreement without reading it closely and carefully.

For more information about mediation, arbitration and mediation-arbitration, read Mediation & Arbitration Services. Read Fees & Disbursements and Payment Expectations for more information about how we charge for our services.

Parenting Coordination Agreement

The current participations agreement used by John-Paul Boyd Arbitration Chambers in parenting coordination is provided in PDF format below. It is designed for parenting coordination processes taking place in Alberta or British Columbia, Canada, and is written in relatively plain language.

Like other participation agreements, parenting coordination agreements are usually tailored to the specific circumstances of the parties and their dispute. Your participation agreement will differ from the agreement provided below.

· Parenting Coordination Agreement

This agreement may also be saved, copied, reused and redistributed.

For more information about parenting coordination, read Parenting Coordination Services. Read Fees & Disbursements and Payment Expectations for more information about how we charge for our services.

Participation agreements for people without lawyers

John-Paul Boyd Arbitration Chambers uses special participation agreements for mediation and arbitration when one or more parties to a family law dispute are not represented by a lawyer. These agreements are provided in PDF format below, and are designed for the mediation and arbitration of family law disputes in Alberta or British Columbia, Canada.

The main differences between these agreements and the participation agreements used by John-Paul Boyd Arbitration Chambers when the parties have lawyers are that: the parties rather than their lawyers are responsible for paying our accounts; the mediator or arbitrator has additional duties to explain dispute resolution processes to the parties and help them present their cases; and, communication between a party and the mediator or arbitrator should be by email and copied to the other party.

Mediation and arbitration agreements are usually tailored to the specific circumstances of the parties and their dispute. Your participation agreement may differ from the agreements provided in this page.

· Mediation Agreement

· Arbitration Agreement

These agreements may also be saved, copied, reused and redistributed.

For more information on John-Paul’s views on how people without lawyers participate in arbitration, read his article The Rights and Responsibilities of Self-Represented Parties in Arbitration on slaw.ca.