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A. Negotiated Settlement. After a notice to quit is served upon a tenant, the landlord and tenant may engage in discussions to avoid a proceeding to evict and to settle the issues between the parties. The agreement to enter into discussions.

B. Stay of Proceedings. Where the parties mutually agree in good faith to proceed with such discussions, and judicial eviction procedures have been initiated, the Court will stay such proceedings until it is notified by one or both parties that a hearing is required or that a settlement has been reached.

C. Settlement Options. Reaching an agreement, the parties may consider, but are not limited to, the following options:

1. The parties may employ the use of advocates or attorneys;

2. The parties may employ the use of a mediator or conciliator

3. The parties may agree to arbitrate the issues in binding arbitration;

4. The parties may agree to options set forth in Sections 4-107(A)(4) through (A)(8) of this Title;

5. The parties may agree to any other barter for services and goods, or to any other means of securing a fair exchange of value for the use of the dwelling;

6. The parties may agree to dismiss the matter in exchange for any agreement reached;

7. The parties may agree to stipulate to a judgment to be entered by the Court. ONCA 11-41, eff. Apr. 12, 2011.