Skip to main content

Alternative Dispute Resolution Research

Information about researching common ADR methodologies, including arbitration, negotiation, mediation, and more.

ADR and Family Law

Many families with conflicts that require a legal resolution want to stay out of court. This can be especially important if there are children involved. For that reason, family law attorneys also use ADR to help their clients resolve disputes.

The use of ADR in family law disputes (as well as other types of disputes) may also be called "collaborative law." Courts that use ADR to resolve family law disputes are also sometimes known as "conciliation courts."

Books on ADR and Family Law

One of the best ways to find books in the Harvard Library collections on this topic is to do a HOLLIS search using "family mediation" as the subject term.  Click the link below to run this search.

HOLLIS Search: Subject = "family mediation"

Selected recent titles on this topic are listed below.

ADR in Family Law Materials on the Internet