Inside: Advice to shareholders on alternate forms of dispute resolution before litigation

While litigation may seem to be the most obvious recourse, mediation or arbitration may provide better results

There is always a chance of a serious shareholder dispute occurring, even when all of the parties enter into their joint venture with the best of intentions and use their best efforts to head off any potential disputes. If and when such a dispute emerges, the parties will have to find some way to settle the dispute. While litigation may seem to be the most obvious recourse, there are alternative forms of dispute resolution that may provide better results.

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Thomas Patterson

Thomas E. Patterson started the Patterson Law Firm in 2000. He has 32 years of experience preparing and trying lawsuits for businesses, professionals and entrepreneurs—often...

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