Resolving Your Own Dispute

The following videos have been developed by the Dispute Settlement Centre to provide you with helpful information about resolving neighbourhood disputes.
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Starting the conversation: 

My neighbour and I don’t get on very well – how do we discuss the issue?

I’m feeling a bit anxious or uncomfortable about talking to a difficult neighbour

Are there any ice-breaker techniques I should try when approaching my neighbour?

How do I deal with someone I don’t know?

How do I deal with a neighbour who doesn’t speak my language?

Is there a third party or someone else who can help sort the problem out for me?

Your rights and responsibilities: 
Reaching agreement: