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Forms & Rules for ADR Services: Downloads

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Attorney Client Fee Dispute Program

  • Fee Dispute Rules of Procedure (105KB PDF)

    These rules govern the Attorney/Client Fee Dispute program. They may answer many of your questions.

  • Business and Profession Codes (35KB PDF)

    For attorneys and clients: This is the code that governs attorney/client fee disputes.

  • Client's Request form (23KB PDF)

    For the public: If you want to initiate mediation or arbitration over concerns about your lawyer's bill, download and submit this form.

  • Attorney's Request form (21KB PDF)

    For attorneys: If you wish to mediate or arbitrate a fee dispute for your client, download and submit this form.

  • Notice of Client's Right To Arbitrate form (9KB PDF)

    For attorneys: If you wish to notify your client of their right to arbitrate, use this form. The lawyer should send this notice to the client's address, not BASF.

  • Client Attorney Credit Card Charge form (11KB PDF)

    Use this form if you wish to pay your administrative fees with a credit card.

Early Settlement Program (ESP)

Mediation Services

  • Mediation Services Rules of Procedures (15KB PDF)
    These are the rules that govern this program. They may answer many of your questions.
  • Stipulation to ADR (38KB PDF)
    You must use this form to inform the Court that you have chosen the Mediation Services of BASF.
  • Mediation Consent form (24KB PDF)
    If you wish to initiate mediation for your dispute, download and submit this form along with the administrative fee.
  • Mediation Services Charge Form (15KB PDF).
    If you'd like to charge your administrative fee, use this form.
  • Stipulation to Settlement (162 KB PDF)
    If the matter settles in mediation and there is a San Francisco Superior Court case filed, you must use this form to inform the court.