There are many reasons why parties to a dispute should elect
* ADR resolves disputes faster and with less investment of time
* ADR is less costly.
* Parties are more able to preserve business relationships.
* ADR is less emotionally taxing than a trial.
* ADR proceedings, unlike those of a trial, can be kept private.
Many types of disputes are especially suitable to ADR,
* Real estate and construction
* Family, including parenting plans and property division