Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a professional service to resolve disputes outside of court. ADR is a confidential process controlled by the parties and mediator. ADR costs less than going to court and takes place as fast as the parties want it to.
ADR includes mediation or arbitration. Ari Kaplan is a mediator, i.e. he facilitates negotiations between parties and representatives to consensually resolve issues. He is also an arbitrator and acts like a judge, hears a case and writes a binding decision resolving the issue or dispute .
Ari Kaplan mediates and arbitrates family, workplace and commercial disputes and is Canada’s first Qualified Mediator (Q.Med) with expertise in pension law. He is a member of the ADR Institute of Canada and a founding member of the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario. Ari holds by ADR standards of practice.
Family Mediation Clinic: Ari Kaplan periodically holds a weekend Family Mediation Clinic in downtown Toronto. He offers 90-minute pro bono mediation sessions for people with any kind of legal dispute. More Here.