(1) In a civil action in a circuit court where all parties have appeared and agreed to arbitration by stipulation, the court shall refer the action to arbitration under ORS 36.400 to 36.425 if:
(a) The relief claimed is more than or other than recovery of money or damages.
(b) The only relief claimed is recovery of money or damages and a party asserts a claim for money or general and special damages in an amount exceeding $50,000, exclusive of attorney fees, costs and disbursements and interest on judgment.
(2) If a civil action is referred to arbitration under this section, the arbitrator may grant any relief that could have been granted if the action were determined by a judge of the court. [Formerly 33.370; 1995 c.618 §12; 1995 c.658 §32; 2005 c.274 §3]Section: Previous 36.345 36.350 36.355 36.360 36.365 36.400 36.405 36.410 36.415 36.420 36.425 36.450 36.452 36.454 36.456 Next
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