Is there a statute of limitations for filing arbitration requests?
Yes. The timed period is 180 days from the time that you could have known, in the exercise of reasonable diligence, the facts giving rise to the dispute.
I'd like to file a complaint, but what about confidentiality?
All arbitrations are kept strictly confidential. Only staff involved in the administration of cases, members of the Grievance Committee, and those members of the Professional Standards Committees assigned to the hearing panel have access to arbitration cases.
Is there a special form I should use when filing a request for arbitration?
Where do I submit the arbitration request?
How do I know whether to file an ethics complaint or request arbitration?
Generally, ethics complaints are filed about behavior; arbitration is requested when there is a dispute over a real estate commission.
Can I file an arbitration request and an ethics complaint at the same time?
Yes. Both case types can be filed at the same time.
Will the person who I'm filing against be notified of my complaint?
Is arbitration binding?
Yes. Members agree to abide by the Code of Ethics, which includes the duty to arbitrate.