APPENDIX F. RULE 8.8 ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION STATEMENT
|STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA||IN DISTRICT COURT|
|COUNTY OF ______||_____ JUDICIAL DISTRICT|
|A.B.,||)||Civil No. ________|
a. ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION ("ADR") PROCESS (check one):
____ Counsel, after discussing ADR with their clients, agree that ADR is appropriate and choose the following:
____ Arbitration (non-binding)
____ Arbitration (binding)
____ Court-Sponsored Settlement Conference
____ Other (explain) __________________________________________
____ Counsel, after discussing ADR with their clients, agree that ADR is NOT appropriate because:
____ the case implicates the federal or state constitution
____ domestic violence has occurred between the parties
____ other (explain) ___________________________________________
____ Counsel, after discussing ADR with their clients, have determined that it is not possible to state at this time whether ADR is appropriate. Counsel agree that they will file a statement with the Court on whether ADR is appropriate no later than .
b. PROVIDER (check one):
____ The parties have selected the following ADR neutral: _____________________________________________________________
____ The parties would like ADR conducted by a judicial officer or employee and request the Court to appoint one. The parties request that the Court schedule such ADR within the following time frame: .
____ The parties cannot agree on an ADR neutral and request the Court to appoint one.
____ The parties agreed to select an ADR neutral on or before _____________________________________________________________
c. DEADLINE: The parties recommend that the ADR process be completed by ________ _________________________________________________________.
|Signed: _________________________||Signed ____________________________|
|Lawyer for (Petitioner)||Lawyer for (Respondent)|
|Attorney ID #: ___________________||Attorney ID #: ______________________|
|Firm: ___________________________||Firm: _____________________________|
|Address: ________________________||Address: ___________________________|
|Telephone: ______________________||Telephone: _________________________|
|Date: __________________________||Date: ______________________________|
[Adopted effective March 1, 2001; amended effective__________.]