Formal process by which the WGA determines writer's credits when they are under contention. The arbitration board consists entirely of writers.
It is now thought of as slow, complex, expensive rough justice. We can make it work for you. Arbitration can take several years but otherwise it has similarities with adjudication. Normally you can recover lawyers fees.
Binding adjudication by members of a Writers Guild of America committee regarding proper onscreen writer credit of a movie; arbitration is available only to WGA members or potential WGA members.