Although mandatory arbitration may leave you no better off than litigation--there are other alternatives.
Although Federal and State Departments of Justice usually decline to help with "civil" issues, there are a few agencies that may be able to help.
When a homeowner or their attorney files a lawsuit this sparks a costly chain of events that most homeowners don't realize.
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Adam is a Certified Real Estate Specialist and is a partner at the Frutkin Law Firm in Scottsdale, Arizona. He has over 16 years' experience litigating and mediating real estate issues. He is also the founder of Homeowner Legal Services, a company dedicated to offering common-sense mediation and arbitration options for resolving HOA disputes.