Court America provides confidential and private resolution of disputes through mediation, binding arbitration, or dispute evaluation on matters between spouses, couples, parents, children, grandchildren, and families involving separation, divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, division of real estate and personal property, probate, guardianship and conservatorship, powers of attorney, trusts, family business and corporate disputes, for persons who represent themselves and for persons who have retained an attorney.
Georgia’s Arbitration Code permits binding arbitration of “any existing controversy” when the agreement to arbitrate is in writing. (O.C.G.A. § 9-9-1 et seq.) (
Georgia’s Domestic Relations code on child custody proceedings expressly permits binding arbitration on issues of child custody, visitation, parenting time, and the parenting plan. (O.C.G.A. § 19-9-1.1)
Court America offers you and your spouse the opportunity to maintain control over your personal life and to discreetly arbitrate your divorce, alimony, equitable division of assets and liabilities, child custody, child support, visitation, parenting time, and parenting plan outside the glare of the public courtroom. Why not have a private trial for your private matter?
Court America allows you the opportunity to choose the timing to resolve your dispute through mediation or arbitration, without the delay often made necessary in public court proceedings because of other court matters before the busy trial court. At Court America, we will begin resolving your dispute on the date scheduled and at the time scheduled. You will have the amount of time that you need to resolve your dispute with a mediator or present your case to an arbitrator.
Call Court America today at 770-528-0150 to find out how you can obtain a date and settle your private matters today.
Settle your disputes with our registered neutrals through mediation or arbitration!
Judge Tom Cauthorn is an experienced trial lawyer and judge, and has participated in hundreds of jury and non-jury trials in his more than 40 years practicing law. Judge Cauthorn was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1972 and is the founder of Cauthorn Nohr & Owen, a boutique law firm, that provides general civil, probate and criminal legal services.
Judge Cauthorn’s vast legal experience includes serving as a mediator, private arbitrator, court appointed arbitrator, special master, and court appointed case evaluator. Judge Cauthorn is a Georgia Supreme Court Special Master; a registered mediator and arbitrator for general civil and domestic relations with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution; and is as an approved panelist for court annexed mediation and case evaluation with the Cobb County Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution.
Judge Tom Cauthorn served as a judge in the State Court of Cobb County and the Georgia Superior Courts, Cobb Judicial Circuit. Judge Cauthorn is a former president of the Council of State Court Judges of Georgia and former member of the Judicial Council of Georgia. He is a past member of the Georgia House of Representatives, and during his tenure served on numerous Legislative Committees and Commissions, including the Georgia Commission on Family Violence and the Georgia Child Support Commission.