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Civil Arbitration Settlement Protocol

Published with this Notice is the Civil Arbitration Settlement Protocol recently approved by the Supreme Court. Developed by the Supreme Court Arbitration Advisory Committee, the protocol is intended to clarify the arbitrator's role with regard to settlement negotiations in the course of arbitration proceedings held pursuant to Rule 4:21A et seq.

Any questions concerning the Civil Arbitration Settlement Protocol or about the Civil Arbitration Program may be directed to the following:

Michelle V. Perone, Esq.
Chief, Civil Court Programs
Administrative Office of the Courts
Hughes Justice Complex
P.O. Box 981
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0981
Tel. No. (609) 984-5431
Email address:

Philip S. Carchman, J.A.D.
Acting Administrative Director of the Courts
Dated: July 12, 2006

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