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Mediation and Arbitration

Trust Orange County, CA Attorney Daniel C. Carlton

The Law Offices of Daniel C. Carlton provides mediation and arbitration services for a range of matters, including real estate disputes and personal injury claims. A lifelong resident of Southern California, attorney Dan Carlton has been practicing law here for more 40 years.

As an attorney, Dan Carlton understands that many legal disputes are best handled through alternative dispute resolution (ADR). In fact, many disputes are resolved more quickly and at less cost through mediation and arbitration than through litigation.

As private forms of dispute resolution, mediation and arbitration are not a matter of public record. This creates total confidentiality, which can be a critical feature for one or both parties.

Whether you need a mediator to help you and the other party find a solution to your problem, or you need an arbitrator who can make a binding decision, contact our law firm today. Attorney Carlton knows how to come up with creative solutions to complex problems. He explores every option available, including ones not available in a courtroom, but which often produce better results for both parties.

Over the past four decades, attorneys throughout Southern California have used Mr. Carlton's services as a mediator/arbitrator to help resolve their legal disputes. His office provides the following services:

  • Arbitrator/Mediator (Orange County Superior Court)
  • Arbitrator (Orange County Bar Association Attorney Fee Disputes)
  • Arbitrator/Mediator by Stipulation of the Parties and/or Attorneys

Real Estate Arbitration and Mediation

Alternative dispute resolution for real estate matters is often a smart way to find the right solution. Every real estate deal will have unique issues that crop up, and most of them can be quickly resolved. But some issues that arise after the sales contract has been executed may demand the services of a real estate arbitrator and mediator. Sellers may fail to disclose critical information to the buyer, such as details about a leaky roof, faulty wiring or a sewer backup. A dispute may arise over real estate commissions, title disputes, partnership agreements, tax, land use and zoning issues, to name a few common problems. Attorney Carlton can also assist as an arbiter or mediator with legal issues involving:

  • Mediation and arbitration may be the best solution for a real estate conflict involving any number of issues, including:
  • Repair and inspection issues
  • Costs for repairs
  • Monetary disputes
  • Claims of misrepresentation about the condition of the property, appliances or fixtures
  • Brokerage disputes
  • Homeowner association disputes

Attorney Carlton is prepared to handle any complex commercial or residential real estate mediation/arbitrationĀ matter. He understands the latest developments in mediation law based on his extensive case work and completion of top-ranked mediation courses, including "Mediating the Litigated Case," an intensive program offered by Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. Conducted through the Pepperdine School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution has been ranked No. 1 in the nation by US News and World Report for training mediators to help solve difficult conflicts.

Personal Injury Arbitration and Mediation

Litigation involving personal injury claims can be a long and difficult experience for both parties. In some cases, the best alternative is mediation and arbitration, where both parties may be able to walk away satisfied. Attorney Dan Carlton has successfully mediated a variety of personal injury matters for more than 25 years. He can work with you to determine the resolution method that best suits your circumstances. He has successfully mediated and arbitrated cases involving:

Contact Our Firm

If you need an experienced neutral third party to handle your case, call (949) 757-0707 or complete our online contact form. Attorney, mediator and arbitrator Dan Carlton knows that a lawsuit can be costly, and the result is never predictable. By using arbitration or the less formal process of mediation, you can achieve the solution you want tailored for your specific needs.