New York Courts dot gov
New York StateUnified Court System


Mission Statement

The NYS Unified Court System is committed to promoting the appropriate use of mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) as a means of resolving disputes and conflicts peacefully.


Mediation and other ADR processes are available state-wide. Click on one of the links below to learn more.

Involved in a CONFLICT?

Information for




About Us

The Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution is part of the Division of Professional and Court Services in the New York State Unified Court System Office of Court Administration. We invite you to learn more About Us.