The Act provides for a means of funding court-annexed or court-referred alternative dispute resolution programs in every county. The Act enables counties to collect a sum not to exceed five dollars, in addition to other legal costs, for each civil action or case filed in one of the designated courts within the county. The Act designates who in each county shall collect and manage the funds as members of a Board of Trustees.
Georgia State University Law Review
"COURTS Georgia Court-annexed Alternative Dispute Resolution Act: Create and Fund Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs in Each County in Georgia,"
Georgia State University Law Review: Vol. 10
, Article 41.
Available at: http://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol10/iss1/41