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Arbitration Guide: Glossary of Terms
An award is decided by the arbitrator and is issued after the arbitrator
files a Notice of Decision with the Court.
It is the final judgment if it is not appealed.
Certificate of Compulsory Arbitration
This statement is filed with Clerk of the Court at the time of filing the original complaint,
or the answer
to the complaint. It includes a statement of whether or not the case is subject to arbitration.
Notice of Strike
Any party may file this notice to request a different arbitrator. A Notice to Strike must be
10 days of an arbitrator being appointed.
Trial de Novo
Means new trial. It is an appeal of an arbitration award. The issues are considered as if
arbitration has never taken place.
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Civil Court Administration - (602) 506-3850