What is an informal resolution under the Title IX Final Rule?

An informal resolution under the Title IX Final Rule is a process that would allow the parties to resolve their case through say mediated or restorative justice, say through like mediation or restorative justice process. Informal resolution, it has to be voluntary by the parties. They have to give their voluntary informed, written consent. It cannot be forced upon the parties. It has to be done, or can only be done after a formal complaint is filed. An informal resolution can be an appropriate outcome or resolution to a Title IX case or Title IX allegations.

There are multiple considerations involved as to whether it's going to be best for the parties involved or in a person's best interests. An experienced attorney advisor can help you best understand and navigate the informal resolution process, and they should be involved as early as possible in a Title IX case.