Multi-Option Courthouses in the Turkish Judicial System
The use of alternative dispute resolution in the legal system is not new for lawyers. Many of the ADR methods in current use have existed for hundred years in various legal systems. ADR methods, however, did not become widespread until 1970’s. ADR has spread successfully throughout both the Anglo-Saxon and civil law countries in these years. Civil justice has been in crisis for a long time. Justice is not was not accessible to everyone because of rising costs and overcrowded courts.