Mediation Litigation

DOMESTIC DISPUTES ENDING IN AGREED LITIGATION PROCESS [BOLD TEXT INDICATES CHOICES TO BE MADE BY THE USER.]

Two-Stage Process: Mediation, Litigation

a. Mediation The parties shall attempt in good faith to settle any dispute arising out of or relating to this [Agreement] [Contract] by mediation under the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (“CPR”) Mediation Procedure [currently in effect OR in effect on the date of this Agreement]. Unless otherwise agreed, the parties will select a mediator from the CPR Panels of Distinguished Neutrals

b. Economical Litigation Agreement: Any dispute arising out of or relating to this [Agreement] [Contract], including the breach, termination or validity thereof, which has not been resolved by mediation as provided herein [within [45] days after initiation of the mediation procedure] [within [30] days after appointment of a mediator], shall be finally resolved by civil litigation in accordance with the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution Economical Litigation Agreement (2010 edition), by a judge sitting without a jury. In jurisdictions where advance waiver of jury is prohibited as a matter of law, or where all parties to this agreement subsequently agree in writing, such Dispute shall be decided by a jury.

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