§ 7701 Short title; purpose 6
§ 7702 Definitions 6
§ 7703 How ADR is selected 6
§ 7704 Contents of certificate 6
§ 7705 Place of filing 6
§ 7706 Filing fee 6
§ 7707 Revocation of ADR 6
§ 7708 Qualifications of ADR Specialist 6
§ 7709 Selection of ADR Specialist 6
§ 7710 Initiation of ADR proceeding 6
§ 7711 Participation by other parties 6
§ 7712 Scheduling of ADR proceedings 6
§ 7713 Compensation of ADR Specialist 6
§ 7714 Conduct of the ADR proceedings 6
§ 7715 Conclusion of ADR 6
§ 7716 Confidentiality 6
§ 7717 Immunity 6
§ 7718 Attendance at ADR 6
§ 7719 Enforcement of ADR rights 6
§ 7720 Tolling of limitations 6
§ 7721 Effect of commencing litigation 6

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 6 > Chapter 77 - Voluntary Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • ADR: means the alternative dispute resolution method provided for by this chapter unless the parties to a dispute adopt by written agreement some other method of ADR in which event "ADR" shall refer to the method they adopt. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 7702
  • ADR Specialist: means an individual who has the qualifications provided for in § 7708 of this title to conduct an ADR proceeding. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 7702
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • dispute subject to ADR: means any dispute that:

    a. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 7702

  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • General partner: means a person who is named as a general partner in the certificate of limited partnership or similar instrument under which a limited partnership is formed if so required and who is admitted to the limited partnership as a general partner in accordance with the partnership agreement or this chapter, and includes a general partner of the limited partnership generally and a general partner associated with a series of the limited partnership. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 17-101
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, association, partnership, statutory trust, business trust, limited liability company or other entity whether or not organized for profit. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 7702
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • real property: is synonymous with the phrase "lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Delaware Code Title 1 Sec. 302
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: means the State of Delaware; and when applied to different parts of the United States, it includes the District of Columbia and the several territories and possessions of the United States. See Delaware Code Title 1 Sec. 302
  • State: means the District of Columbia or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or any state, territory, possession, or other jurisdiction of the United States other than the State of Delaware. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 17-101
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Year: means a calendar year, and is equivalent to the words "year of our Lord. See Delaware Code Title 1 Sec. 302