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A charity has called for an increased use of mediation during family breakdown. The public needs a better understanding of the divorce process so children and other “at-risk parties” can be better protected, the Family Mediation Association (FMA) insists. read
For reasons I won’t go into here, I think I may have gained a reputation in some quarters for being an opponent of mediation as a means of resolving family disputes. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. read
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has approved a petition that will allow lawyer-mediators to draft and file settlement documents in family law cases. Currently, parties must obtain different legal counsel to perform those legal tasks after mediation. read
Mediation, long considered to be an alternative to lengthy expensive divorce actions, can also be used in other contexts, notably where there is a dispute among adult children regarding frail, disabled and incapacitated parents. read
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Mediate.com enters its 22nd year as the most visited and utilized mediator directory on the planet. read
Instead of publicly battling each other in civil court or in front of the Beth Din, you can move forward in divorce mediation. read
Here is today’s question: How can basic mediation techniques help you to avoid fighting at your Christmas Family dinner? read
The most common land related disputes that appear in the system include inheritance boundaries, divorce, land registrat, polygamy, land renting, ascending part, land transactions, expropriation, and genocide land related conflicts. read
Over the past 15 years, mediationarbitration (or “med-arb”) has grown into a popular method of resolving family law disputes. As its name suggests, med-arb combines the most effective features of both mediation and arbitration. Why has med-arb become so popular? When does it work and when it does not? What are the ethical and practical issues that must be considered? read
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