APPENDIX F. RULE 8.8 ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION STATEMENT

Effective Date: 3/1/2003

STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA IN DISTRICT COURT
COUNTY OF ______ _____ JUDICIAL DISTRICT
A.B., ) Civil No. ________
Plaintiff, )
) N.D.R.Ct. 8.8
vs. ) ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE
) RESOLUTION STATEMENT
C.D., )
Defendant. )



a. ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION ("ADR") PROCESS (check one):
____ Counsel, after discussing ADR with their clients, agree that ADR is appropriate and choose the following:
____ Mediation
____ 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 thatthey 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 ________ ____________________.

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Signed: _________________________ Signed ____________________________
Lawyer for (Plaintiff) Lawyer for (Defendant)
Attorney ID #: ___________________ Attorney ID #: ______________________
Firm: ___________________________ Firm: _____________________________
Address: ________________________ Address: ___________________________
Telephone: ______________________ Telephone: _________________________
Date: __________________________ Date: ______________________________

[Adopted effective March 1, 2001; amended effective March 1, 2003.]

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