Civil Code §1369.510. ADR Definitions.
: Civ. Code §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 decision making 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 title.
(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 of a common interest development.