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Selecting an Arbitrator

Divorce can be a challenging process because of the complex emotional, financial, and familial issues that are often involved. Some issues that must be agreed upon by a separating couple may be a source of disagreement among the parties involved and can cause a standstill in the proceedings. Any issue, no matter how large or small can keep a divorce proceeding from being completed. If a divorce comes to a halt because of a few particular disagreements, including an arbitrator in your divorce proceeding may be the right decision.

If your divorce proceedings have come to a halt because of a divisive issue, arbitration may provide the best opportunity for resolution. Having a personal attorney that can help your side of the case be effectively presented to an arbitrator can be extremely helpful. Please contact the Raleigh arbitration divorce lawyers at Marshall & Taylor PLLC, by calling 919-833-1040 for more information about arbitration proceedings.

Who Should Choose?

In general, the best way to select an arbitrator is to find a person with an appropriate legal background that both spouses can agree upon. Having both parties agree to the arbitrator can ease the process of submitting to his decision. If the divorcing spouses cannot agree on an appropriate third party to assist them with their decision, the court can appoint an arbitrator. The following persons are typically considered effective arbitrators.

  • Family law attorney
  • Divorce attorney
  • Retired judge

The decisions of these arbitrators are typically binding, in order for the arbitration process to be effective. Because of this, it is crucial that your position is fairly and purposefully represented to the arbitrator selected by you and your spouse or appointed by the court.

Contact Us

Having an attorney that can work to make sure your position is recognized by the arbitrator is crucial to the success of this type of divorce proceeding. For more information on divorce arbitration, please contact the Raleigh divorce lawyers at Marshall & Taylor PLLC, by calling 919-833-1040.