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Settling disputes out of court

Resolve neighbourhood disputes

Resolve neighbourhood disputes tool

Find out how you can avoid or resolve a dispute with a neighbour—use our tool to select your question to find out what you can read or do.

Tips for resolving conflict

1. Choose an appropriate time.
2. Discuss the issue.
3. Give the other person a chance to explain.
4. Listen to the other person.
5. Work together to find a solution.
6. Meet again in the future.
7. Seek mediation help if necessary.

Read more on resolving conflict yourself before trying mediation.

Last updated
15 June 2018
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