Publications: Alternative Dispute Resolution


States’ Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Statutes

Rusty W. Rumley Research Associate National Agricultural Law Center

All fifty states have enacted statutes and administrative code provisions that create an alternative to traditional litigation.  While many states have adopted some version of the Uniform Arbitration Act, the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act, or the Uniform Mediation Act, there are also many laws and regulations that create or mandate various forms of dispute resolution unique or particular to the specific state in which it was enacted.  This publication provides the statutory text of each state’s ADR statutes and administrative code provisions, along with the date to which it is current.          Download this article. Posted: March 4, 2009.