Civil ยท ADR


Statutes Pertaining to ADR


Business and Professions Code
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Section 465 et seq.

    Encourage development and use of ADR programs.


Code Of Civil Procedure
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Section 1141.10 - 1141.31

    Encourage use of arbitration.
Section 1775 - 1775.15
    Encourage use of court-connected ADR process, mediation in particular.


Evidence Code
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Sections 703.5, 1152, and 1115-1128

    Confidentiality in ADR process.


Government Code
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Section 68600 et seq.

    Trial Court Delay Reduction Act.


California Rules of Court
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Rules 3.810-3.830

    Adopted pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure 1141.10, applicable to arbitration.
Rules 3.850-3.860, 3.865-3.872, and 3.890-3.898
    Adopted pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure 1775 et seq., applicable to mediation.


Local Rules
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The Local Rules set forth the procedures, standards, and policies to ensure compliance with California Rules of Court and Code of Civil Procedure.

Chapter 3, rule 3.252 et seq.

    Applicable to the administration of mediation, neutral evaluation, judicial arbitration, and voluntary settlement conference.
Chapter 3, rule 3.23
    Trial Court Delay Reduction Act.