What is an arbitration agreement?

An arbitration agreement is typically a clause in a larger contract in which you agree to settle any dispute with your counterpart outside of the courts through arbitration cases. Before the arbitration process can start, all parties must agree to arbitrate the dispute. The agreement is usually signed at the beginning of any business relationship because it's faster than litigating a court case. Use our free legal help tool below to receive more information about arbitration agreements.

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