Agreement to Arbitrate

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JURIDICAL SOLUTIONS PLC
AGREEMENT TO ARBITRATE

          1. The undersigned parties, for mutual consideration, agree to final and binding Arbitration by Juridical Solutions PLC in relation to the following dispute or potential dispute:

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PROCEDURE FOR ARBITRATION

          2. The Arbitration will be subject to the Federal Arbitration Act (9U.S.C. §1-16) and the arbitration Act of the state in which the arbitration takes place.

          3. The Rules for the Arbitration will be the “Juridical Solutions PLC Rules of Arbitration” (which are incorporated herein by reference), unless the parties agree to proceed under a set of Rules of Arbitration promulgated by another organization.

          4. One Arbitrator shall constitute the Arbitration Panel. However, if the contract under which the Arbitration is being held so provides or if the parties desire to have additional Arbitrators, each party may nominate one (1) additional Arbitrator to constitute a panel of three (3). The parties will be responsible for all costs associated with the addition of the extra Arbitrator(s). The Arbitrator named by Juridical Solutions PLC will serve as Presiding Officer of the Arbitration, and the Arbitration Award shall be by an affirmative vote of at least (2) of the Arbitrators. The award shall be prepared by the Presiding Office to reflect the ruling of the Arbitration Panel.

PROFESSIONAL FEES

          5. Unless otherwise agreed, the fees of Juridical Solutions PLC shall be evenly divided between the parties.

          6. When the date of an Arbitration hearing has been scheduled by Juridical Solutions plc, if this hearing is canceled by one or more of the parties, the parties and their counsel will be responsible to pay a cancellation fee equal to four (4) hours of the Arbitrator’s hourly rate as set forth in paragraph 8, infra.

          7. Juridical Solutions PLC will provide ________________________________ as the sole Arbitrator for this Arbitration.

          8. The hourly rate for the Arbitrator's service will be _________________________($__________) per hour with a minimum charge of four (4) hours. This fee will be charged for preparation time, conduct of the Arbitration Hearing, preparing an Award and, if requested by the parties, the time required to prepare Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law. Travel time over one hour will be billed at 50% of the Arbitrator’s hourly rate, and the parties will reimburse Juridical Solutions, PLC for any incidental costs and travel expenses.

          9. If it appears to Juridical Solutions PLC that the arbitration hearing and related proceedings will exceed one (1) day, Juridical Solutions PLC reserves the right to require an advancement of additional fees and related costs.

         10. When a party is represented by an attorney, the attorney and his or her law firm shall be responsible for paying to Juridical Solutions, PLC, the amounts it bills for the services rendered under this contract.

NOTICES

          11. Any notice required by this agreement or the Rules of Arbitration may be made by e-mail to Counsel’s indicated e-mail address, by FAX to the counsel for the parties, and/or by first class mail to Counsel’s office address.

HIGH-LOW AGREEMENTS

          12. If the parties desire to have a High and Low (or Maximum - Minimum) amount agreed upon before the Arbitration, they shall execute prior to the Arbitration a contract setting forth such limits of the award, but shall not disclose the existence or substance of such an agreement to the Arbitrator prior to the rendering of the Arbitration Award.

INTERPRETATION OF AWARD

          13. If an dispute arises to the interpretation of the award rendered by the Arbitrator, the parties agree that such dispute shall be resolved by Arbitration under this Agreement.

 

WHEREFORE, we set our signatures forth below to show acceptance of the above terms and conditions.

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Signature of Party Signature of Party
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Printed Name of Party Printed Name of Party
Date: _____________________ Date: _______________________
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Signature of Counsel Signature of Counsel
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Printed Name of Counsel for Party Printed Name of Counsel for Party
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Address of Counsel Address of Counsel
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City/State/Zip Code City/State/Zip Code
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E-mail address E-mail address
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Telephone      FAX Telephone      FAX
Date: _____________________ Date: _______________________
ACCEPTED:
JURIDICAL SOLUTIONS PLC
By: ______________________________________________
Date: ____________________________________________
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