FamilySearch Wiki:Dispute resolution

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Dispute resolution
Avoid disputes
Tips to avoid disputes
Mediation Policy
Mediation Committee
Request mediation
Community Council
Editing restrictions
General sanctions

This policy describes what to do when you have a dispute with another contributor.

Try to work it out[edit | edit source]

When disputes arise between community members they are strongly encouraged to talk together and resolve their differences. When there are disputes, it is very important to:

  1. Use the discussion (talk) pages to discuss issues, following the discussion (talk) page guidelines.
  2. Follow the Etiquette Guidelines.
  3. Accept that each party has the best interest of the wiki at heart.
  4. Be civilized in your discusssions.
If this doesn't resolve the problem, contact the Wiki Executive Council at