Alternative Dispute Resolution Certification

 

 

I am a party to this case. The following statement is intended to comply with the policy of the State of Texas pursuant to Chapter 154 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code and the provisions of Texas Family Code 3.522 and 102.0085, effective September 1, 1995:

 

 

I AM AWARE THAT IT IS THE POLICY OF THE STATE OF TEXAS TO PROMOTE AMICABLE AND NONJUDICL4L SETTLEMENT OFDISPUTES INVOLVING CHILDREN AND FAMILIES. I AM AWARE OFALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION METHODS INCLUDING MEDIATION. WHILE I RECOGNIZE THAT ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION IS AN ALTERNATIVE TO AND NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR A TRIAL AND THAT THIS CASE MAY BE TRIED IF IT IS NOT SETTLED, I REPRESENT TO THE COURT THAT I WILL ATTEMPT IN GOOD FAITH TO RESOLVE CONTESTED ISSUES INVOLVED IN THIS CASE BY ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION WITHOUT THE NECESSITY OF COURT INTERVENTION.

 

 

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