Glossary of Legal Terms

Mediation-Arbitration (Med-Arb)

Mediation-Arbitration is a combination of mediation and arbitration. Parties work to come up with their own agreements, but give a neutral third party the authority to make a decision if mediation is not successful. In some areas, a Med-Arb model of Parenting Coordination is used instead of the Integrated Model of Parenting Coordination. See Parenting Coordination, Integrated Model.