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Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about the California Dispute Resolution Council, its constituency and members, and some of the ways the CDRC interacts with legislators and the courts.

There is also information here about Community ADR Programs. These are the  programs provide free or low cost dispute resolution services to the members of their communities. They have thrived under the Dispute Resolution Programs Act (DRPA).

The people who visit our site are generally knowledgeable about ADR.  But, if you are looking for introductory information about ADR, what it is, and why it is so important, we suggest you visit the California Judicial Council.  They offer a wealth of introductory information about ADR, and ADR relating to civil, family, and juvenile cases.

FAQs about CDRC

FAQs about community mediation

FAQs about the legislation process