2016 California Code
Civil Code - CIV
DIVISION 4 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
PART 5 - Common Interest Developments
CHAPTER 10 - Dispute Resolution and Enforcement
ARTICLE 3 - Alternative Dispute Resolution Prerequisite to Civil Action
5925. As used in this article:
(a) Alternative dispute resolution means mediation, arbitration, conciliation, or other nonjudicial procedure that involves a neutral party in the decisionmaking process. The form of alternative dispute resolution chosen pursuant to this article may be binding or nonbinding, with the voluntary consent of the parties.
(b) Enforcement action means a civil action or proceeding, other than a cross-complaint, for any of the following purposes:
(1) Enforcement of this act.
(2) Enforcement of the Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation Law (Part 3 (commencing with Section 7110) of Division 2 of Title 1 of the Corporations Code).
(3) Enforcement of the governing documents.
(Added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 180, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2013. Operative January 1, 2014, by Sec. 3 of Ch. 180.)
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