§ 682.01 Short title
§ 682.011 Definitions
§ 682.012 Notice
§ 682.013 Applicability of revised code
§ 682.014 Effect of agreement to arbitrate; nonwaivable provisions
§ 682.015 Petition for judicial relief
§ 682.02 Arbitration agreements made valid, irrevocable, and enforceable; scope
§ 682.03 Proceedings to compel and to stay arbitration
§ 682.031 Provisional remedies
§ 682.032 Initiation of arbitration
§ 682.033 Consolidation of separate arbitration proceedings
§ 682.04 Appointment of arbitrators by court
§ 682.041 Disclosure by arbitrator
§ 682.05 Majority action by arbitrators
§ 682.051 Immunity of arbitrator; competency to testify; attorney fees and costs
§ 682.06 Hearing
§ 682.07 Representation by attorney
§ 682.08 Witnesses, subpoenas, depositions
§ 682.081 Judicial enforcement of preaward ruling by arbitrator
§ 682.09 Award
§ 682.10 Change of award by arbitrators
§ 682.11 Remedies; fees and expenses of arbitration proceeding
§ 682.12 Confirmation of an award
§ 682.13 Vacating an award
§ 682.14 Modification or correction of award
§ 682.15 Judgment or decree on award
§ 682.181 Jurisdiction
§ 682.19 Venue
§ 682.20 Appeals
§ 682.23 Relationship to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act
§ 682.25 Disputes excluded

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 682 - Arbitration Code

  • Account: means any deposit or credit account with a bank, including a demand, time, savings, passbook, share draft, or like account, other than an account evidenced by a certificate of deposit. See Florida Statutes 674.104
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Afternoon: means the period of a day between noon and midnight. See Florida Statutes 674.104
  • 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.
  • Arbitration organization: means an association, agency, board, commission, or other entity that is neutral and initiates, sponsors, or administers an arbitration proceeding or is involved in the appointment of an arbitrator. See Florida Statutes 682.011
  • Arbitrator: means an individual appointed to render an award, alone or with others, in a controversy that is subject to an agreement to arbitrate. See Florida Statutes 682.011
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Banking day: means the part of a day on which a bank is open to the public for carrying on substantially all of its banking functions. See Florida Statutes 674.104
  • Clearinghouse: means an association of banks or other payors regularly clearing items. See Florida Statutes 674.104
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Court: means a court of competent jurisdiction in this state. See Florida Statutes 682.011
  • Customer: means a person having an account with a bank or for whom a bank has agreed to collect items, including a bank that maintains an account at another bank. See Florida Statutes 674.104
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Documentary draft: means a draft to be presented for acceptance or payment if specified documents, certificated securities (s. See Florida Statutes 674.104
  • Draft: means a draft as defined in…. See Florida Statutes 674.104
  • Drawee: means a person ordered in a draft to make payment. See Florida Statutes 674.104
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Item: means an instrument or a promise or order to pay money handled by a bank for collection or payment. See Florida Statutes 674.104
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Knowledge: means actual knowledge. See Florida Statutes 682.011
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, or government; governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality; public corporation; or any other legal or commercial entity. See Florida Statutes 682.011
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Florida Statutes 682.011
  • registered mail: include certified mail with return receipt requested. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • 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.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 1.01