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9/20:

Mediator who brokered Boko Haram deal to release Chibok girls is UNHCR's 2017 Nansen Refugee Award winner

The Nansen Refugee Award recognizes extraordinary humanitarian work on behalf of refugees, the internally displaced or stateless people. UNHCR, the United Nations' refugee agency, announced Monday that the 2017 recipient is Mustapha, a lawyer and mediator from Borno State in northeast Nigeria. read

 
9/20:

Flanagan launches brochure promoting mediation in farm disputes

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has launched a new Mediators’ Institute of Ireland brochure promoting mediation in farm disputes. read

 
9/20:

Should You Mediate Your Family-Owned Business Dispute?

Disputes between and among owners of family-owned businesses are sometimes unavoidable. When such disputes progress to litigation, they can be extremely costly, time-consuming, and disruptive for the business and its owners. read

 
9/06:

Serena Williams' stepmother to settle eviction drama at mediation

Lakeisha Williams is ready to wrap up her divorce from estranged husband Richard Williams, father of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams. read

 
8/28:

Comedian Uses Comedy To Build Confidence And Break Down Bullying In Baltimore

Baltimore City native and comedian channels his passion for youth empowerment and his own story of experiencing childhood bullying through the launching of an innovative after school program called “Lil’ Laughs.” read

 
8/28:

Squabbles Over the Family Summer Home? Don’t Hire a Lawyer Just Yet

Enter transformative mediation, an ambitious but often lengthy process with a single goal: to get the people involved to think differently. If siblings are successful in changing their thoughts about each other, practitioners say, the present conflict will be resolved and the relationships that the siblings have with each other will be altered. read

 
8/22:

Wealthy families are turning to 'transformative mediation' to decide who gets the summer home

In The New York Times, Paul Sullivan writes that wealthy families who once turned to their lawyers over matters of inheritance are now pursuing a different method of conflict resolution: transformative mediation. read

 
8/22:

Legal mediator, police arranged safe return of Jupiter boy

Jupiter police said 4-year-old Dominic Caprio was returned within 24 hours after going missing after a “private legal counsel mediator” arranged the boy’s safe return. read

 
8/16:

Legal 101: what does a mediator do?

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Circuit Courts are looking at mediation to help husbands and wives going through a divorce make their own division of property outside of the court system. read

 
8/11:

8 Signs You Should Skip Mediation and Head Straight for the Divorce Lawyer

Not every couple is a good candidate for mediation. Here are the eight signs that mediation might not be right for you. read

 

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Family & Divorce Mediation Articles



Sandeep Bhalothia
Mediation in Domestic Violence Case: Whether to Use or Not to Use? – An Indian Perspective (9/22/17)
Sandeep Bhalothia

In this article, I aim to identify two opposite interests associated with the settlement of domestic violence cases, and look at the Indian law to see how those two interests are equitably balanced, therefore, providing a recommended way forward, not necessarily a perfect one, to handle cases related to domestic violence.



Tammy Lenski
Can Your Beliefs About Someone Alter Their Behavior? (9/14/17)
Tammy Lenski

If you believe someone is aggressive, could they behave more aggressively with you than with others?



Debbie Smith
10 Things to Consider Before Signing a Prenuptial Agreement (9/14/17)
Debbie Smith

So you need to determine things to consider before signing a prenuptial agreement and don’t know where to start?




Educating the Next Generation in Conflict Resolution: A Review of "Trouble at the Watering Hole: The Adventures of Emo and Chickie" - Book Review (9/08/17)
Joshua N. Weiss, Gregg Relyea

This article includes reviews by Dan Shapiro, Director, Harvard Law School, International Negotiation Program, and other notables, including Bill Ury and the Dalai Lama, of the children's book Educating the Next Generation in Conflict Resolution: A Review of "Trouble at the Watering Hole: The Adventures of Emo and Chickie" by Gregg Relyea and Joshua Weiss.



Larry Gaughan
Using ADR Ideas to Negotiate Divorce Agreements (9/01/17)
Larry Gaughan

In negotiating a divorce agreement, it’s important to understand how the spouses negotiated with each other during their marriage.



Sean Garrity
Mediate.com Helps Divorcing Couples Resolve and Learn From Conflicts (8/14/17)
Sean Garrity

Founded more than 20 years ago as a vehicle to connect professional mediators with individuals who need dispute resolution services, Mediate.com today presents more than 15,000 articles and top-tier resources for its 5 million annual visitors.



Dan Simon
Why Don’t Transformative Mediations Get Violent? (8/11/17)
Dan Simon

“It’s important to set ground rules at the start of a mediation, and then you can remind the parties of those rules if they get off track later,” said a trainee in one of my mediation courses.



John Sturrock
Knowing our Neighbours – a Mediator’s Reflection (8/08/17)
John Sturrock

I am travelling back from a couple of days in and around Dublin, discussing an initiative on respectful political dialogue with politicians, academics and conflict resolution professionals.



Joy Rosenthal
Prenup? That’s Good News! (8/08/17)
Joy Rosenthal

Your wedding day is only a few months off and your fiancé nervously mentions that he would like a prenuptial agreement.



Shannon Rios Paulsen
Children, Divorce, and Dating (8/01/17)
Shannon Rios Paulsen

In my role as a counselor for children of divorce, my focus is the children. The question about dating arises in every session of “Co-parenting Through Your Divorce” that I facilitate. This article addresses this question for parents of divorce and for those who are dating others who are divorced with children.



John Fiske
Bargaining in the Light of the Law: The Case of Divorce (7/28/17)
John Fiske

By now, in 2017, divorce law has become clear and often even predictable.



Michael Scott
Co-Parenting (7/19/17)
Michael Scott

There are many threatening and frightening things that happen to individuals whose relationship ends up in separation or divorce. A successful divorce is one in which the parents divorce each other but do not require the child to divorce one of the parents.



Kenneth Cloke
Interview with Ken Cloke (7/12/17)
Kenneth Cloke

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Ken Cloke, author and Founder of Mediators Beyond Borders, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.



Vicki Shemin
Divorce Lawyers: 5 Little Known Things You Need To Know (7/06/17)
Vicki Shemin

There is an inescapable fact: the relationship between a divorce attorney and a client is, at best, a business relationship.



Marion Wasserman
Massachusetts Divorce: How Long Does it Take? (7/06/17)
Marion Wasserman

Let us imagine a couple in agreement on pursuing the quickest possible Massachusetts divorce.



Larry Gaughan
Marriage, Dystopian Society--A Story about conflict prevention (6/16/17)
Larry Gaughan

This article envisions what it would take, a century in the future, to create a society without any marital strife.



Jacqueline Burnett-Brown
It Takes A Solomon: Tearing Children Apart in Divorce (6/16/17)
Jacqueline Burnett-Brown

When a couple with children decide that it is time to divorce it is important for them to remember they are not divorcing their children, nor are they divorcing their shared role as parent.



Laurie Israel
How to Mediate a Prenuptial Agreement (6/14/17)
Laurie Israel

Marriages can be damaged by a destructive prenup or by a harsh prenup negotiation process.



Jim Melamed
Comparative Data on Mediation Websites: Most Visited and Most Linked (6/13/17)
Jim Melamed

According to Alexa.com, Mediate.com is most visited and most linked mediation website.



Carl Schneider
Interview with Carl Schneider (6/10/17)
Carl Schneider

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Carl Schneider, a psychologist and divorce mediation pioneer, filmed as part of Mediate.com's "'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.



Vicki Shemin
Save a Marriage through Mediation (6/08/17)
Vicki Shemin

This is the true story of a couple that considered divorce, but decided to stay together after drafting a postmarital agreement regarding the parenting of their young son.



Jacqueline Burnett-Brown
It Takes A Solomon: Tearing Children Apart in Divorce (6/02/17)
Jacqueline Burnett-Brown

When a couple with children decide that it is time to divorce it is important for them to remember they are not divorcing their children, nor are they divorcing their shared role as parent.



Larry Fong
Interview with Larry Fong (5/30/17)
Larry Fong

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Larry Fong, a leading Canadian Family Mediator, filmed as part of Mediate.com's "'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.



Patricia Porter
Mediation, Elder Abuse And Saving The Family: Mediation & Conflict Strategies To Avoid Elder Abuse (5/26/17)
Patricia Porter

As Americans are getting older, more and more issues arise relating to elder abuse in financial and health care settings. Studies show that the majority of abuse occurs within the family. What can be done to resolve these issues? Listen to a respected elder abuse mediator and author, Steve Mehta, and learn how to address these difficult issues.



Eileen Coen
Need Help Getting Your Spouse to the Negotiating Table? (5/26/17)
Eileen Coen

What happens when you want to use mediation for divorce, but your spouse doesn’t? It’s a fairly common situation but not a hopeless one — so don’t give up before trying some tried and true strategies to bring them onboard.



Zena Zumeta
Interview with Zena Zumeta (5/23/17)
Zena Zumeta

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Zena Zumeta, long time mediator, trainer and former President of the Academy of Family Mediators, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.'



Sarah Cole
Nursing Homes May Continue to Use Arbitration Agreements (5/22/17)
Sarah Cole

In a very unsurprising decision, the Supreme Court ruled 7-1 that a Kentucky nursing home can enforce contracts signed residents’ relatives that required all disputes involving the nursing home to arbitration.



Hadassah Fidler
Nesting a New Co-Parenting Arrangement (5/22/17)
Hadassah Fidler

Divorce is a hard process and perhaps nobody knows this better than the children of divorced parents, who can find themselves caught up in a situation over which they have little control facing an uncertain future.



Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D.
Top Ten Ways To Protect Your Kids From The Fallout Of A High Conflict Break-Up (5/15/17)
Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D.

Joan is an author, therapist, mediator, and parenting coordinator with four decades of experience working with high conflict parents who are separating.



Jacqueline Burnett-Brown
Marital Conflict is Not a Mental Health Disorder (5/12/17)
Jacqueline Burnett-Brown

When two people form a union, whether a legal union – such as marriage, or a domestic partnership, there will be conflict.



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