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Jan 05, 2015 Alana H. Rotter
Which Orders Regarding Arbitration Are Appealable?, Los Angeles Daily Journal (January 5, 2015)

Los Angeles Daily Journal (January 5, 2015)
Although arbitration is supposed to be an alternative to the judicial system, it can involve numerous trips to court—judges may be asked to decide issues ranging from whether a dispute is arbitrable to whether a final award is valid. Some of the resulting orders are immediately appealable and some are not. In the Daily Journal, Alana Rotter explains how to tell the difference, and discusses two recent California Court of Appeal decisions dismissing fully-briefed appeals on the ground that the underlying arbitration order was not appealable.