Many businesses and their counsel try to avoid disputes by anticipating areas of potential conflict, and addressing those issues in advance.
If a dispute exists, think about what the parties need to accomplish before determining what action to take. Is litigation necessary? In most cases, the answer is no.
Litigation may be counterproductive to resolving a dispute in a timely and cost effective manner. Alternatives to litigation should be considered. TMS has neutrals to assist with several dispute resolution processes: