The agreement to render services is between AltCourt-Judicial Arbitration Mediation Services and the attorney or representative of each of the participating parties. Therefore, attorneys and client representatives are responsible for payment of their clients’ share of arbitration or other specialized services costs by the date due and are advised to pre-collect the projected fees prior to the Cancellation & Continuance date. AltCourt -Judicial Arbitration Mediation Services is not responsible for obtaining payment from individual or business clients of attorneys. Written confirmation of the fee allocation and commitment to pay must be received prior to the final confirmation of scheduled time.
ADMINISTRATIVE FEE: (non-refundable)
An additional administrative fee is applied for multi-day matters at $200 per day*
An administrative fee is applied upon initiation of any arbitration or other specialized service matter.
An administrative fee is applied whenever there is a continuance/reschedule.
An administrative fee is applied whenever a matter is re-initiated.
$500 each for 2 parties; $750 each for 3 or more parties
HOURLY RATE: Panelist hourly rate for hearing and preparation/study & review/decision time:
$425 / hour
FEE DUE DATES
Arbitration - Mediation
& Umpire Service
Additional fees, including fees for award/decision preparation, conference calls, or hearing overrun time, are due upon receipt of the invoice. Awards/decisions are issued when all accounts are paid in full. Any party may advance fees in order for the matter to proceed.
CANCELLATION & CONTINUANCE (C&C) POLICY
Up to one full day (8 hrs.) of hearing time
C&C date is 14 days prior to hearing
More than one and up to 2 full days of hearing time
C&C date is 21 days prior to hearing
Three days or more of hearing time
C&C date is 28 days prior to hearing, plus one week for each additional day of hearing time scheduled (or as set by the panelist)
Hearing scheduled within the 14 days C&C
C&C date is 48 hours after hearing is confirmed
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