Category: Family

Why are LGBT+ Employees Still More Likely to be Involved in Workplace Conflict? author.

Why are LGBT+ Employees Still More Likely to be Involved in Workplace Conflict?

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.New CIPD research suggests that more than four in 10 LGBT+ employees...

By Katherine Graham
Money Buys Happiness author.

Money Buys Happiness

“Whoever said money can’t buy happiness never paid for a divorce.” -anonymous  Happy New Year! There’s something about the beginning...

By Scott Levin
How to Find Help From Domestic Violence author.

How to Find Help From Domestic Violence

This article looks at how to prevent violent conflicts, especially while quarantined. COVID-19 cases are surging across states, and domestic...

By Lena Borrelli
A First-Hand Experience with My Premarital Agreement author.

A First-Hand Experience with My Premarital Agreement

One of the questions I used to get asked most often by my clients was whether I was married, and...

By Amanda Singer
Valentines Day and Divorce author.

Valentines Day and Divorce

Valentine’s Day;  the most romantic day of the year.  Some love it, some hate it, but you cannot deny that...

By Marian Grande
Using Private Mediation for a Happier Divorce author.

Using Private Mediation for a Happier Divorce

By Roseann VanellaThe term “happy divorce” seems like an oxymoron, and maybe it is. After all, the dissolution of a...

By Roseann Vanella
Tips for a Productive Divorce Mediation author.

Tips for a Productive Divorce Mediation

1. Understand the Purpose of Divorce Mediation.  It’s a common mistake for divorcing spouses to confuse mediation with couple’s therapy....

By Asa Pitt
Unmarried Parents and Children author.

Unmarried Parents and Children

It is said and proven that when a child is born to unmarried parents, the child would most likely remain...

By Genesis Liu
Make Yourself Aware About Divorce Mediation author.

Make Yourself Aware About Divorce Mediation

Make Yourself Aware About Divorce Mediation You might be thinking that you don’t need to make yourself aware about anything...

By Asa Pitt
Divorce Noise author.

Divorce Noise

Divorce Done Differently by Denise FrenchOver the years I have been doing divorce financial advising, I’ve learned so much from...

By Denise French, MAFF, CVA, CDFA, CRPC
First Holiday Season After Divorce author.

First Holiday Season After Divorce

Your first Christmas or other major holiday after divorce can be tough, and it will no doubt be different. I...

By Denise French, MAFF, CVA, CDFA, CRPC
What a Financial Affidavit Won’t Do author.

What a Financial Affidavit Won’t Do

In my work as a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ and divorce mediator, I will sometimes be given a Financial Affidavit...

By Mary Salisbury
Family Mediation: A Separate Category of Mediation? author.

Family Mediation: A Separate Category of Mediation?

Summary Hence, it defeats the whole aim of mediation which is to give all parties equal opportunity to freely communicate...

By Chinwe Egbunike-Umegbolu
APFM, NAFCM, MBB & ACR Co-Sponsor National Mediation Policy Act! author.

APFM, NAFCM, MBB & ACR Co-Sponsor National Mediation Policy Act!

The Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM), National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM), Mediators Beyond Borders (MBB) and  Association for...

By Mediate.com Staff
Holiday Parenting/Custodial Time during COVID-19 author.

Holiday Parenting/Custodial Time during COVID-19

From Roseann Vanella's post about holiday travel here. Separated parents are dealing with unique and significant challenges this year because...

By Roseann Vanella
Can You Be a Litigator and a Mediator? author.

Can You Be a Litigator and a Mediator?

“You know what, Ken? A bad idea would be to let your client walk out of here today and drag...

By Scott Levin
Being Emotionally Ready for Divorce Mediation author.

Being Emotionally Ready for Divorce Mediation

A question I often ask clients when they come to me for a consultation for divorce mediation, “Are you each...

By Roseann Vanella
Because Mediators Deserve a Personality Test Too author.

Because Mediators Deserve a Personality Test Too

This is a personality test, just for those in the dispute resolution field. Because mediators deserve a personality test too.  Nowadays...

By Clare Fowler
October Month of Conflict Resolution Week 2: Featuring 4 Peacebuilding Think-Tanks Across the World author.

October Month of Conflict Resolution Week 2: Featuring 4 Peacebuilding Think-Tanks Across the World

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy PollackAs part of our special series for Conflict Resolution Month this October, this is our second...

By Anupriya Kukreja
Impact of Couple Conflict and Mediation on How Romantic Partners are Seen: An fMRI study author.

Impact of Couple Conflict and Mediation on How Romantic Partners are Seen: An fMRI study

An article excerpt by Halima Rafia, François Bogacz, David Sander, and Olga Klimecki. Originally published by Science Direct, here: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0010945220302240?dgcid=coauthor.Previous...

By Francois Bogacz
Conflict During COVID–Combined Voices from all Seven Continents author.

Conflict During COVID–Combined Voices from all Seven Continents

Full article including footnotes attached below.CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN THE TIME OF COVID-19 Voices from the Seven Continents of the World...

By Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour, Andrea Maia, Carla Marcucci, David Bogan, Gregg Relyea, Hitoshi Suzuki, Kenneth Cloke, Rory O'Connor
Bearing Witness in Mediation author.

Bearing Witness in Mediation

Recently I’ve been pondering a certain aspect of my experience with mediating divorces. It’s about something that often comes up...

By Laurie Israel
The Importance of the Relationship: Using Checklists to Improve Discussions author.

The Importance of the Relationship: Using Checklists to Improve Discussions

The Importance of the Relationship; What are the expectations; and what should be discussed? The relationship between the Air Traffic...

By Christopher Garcia, Scott Rautio
People are Idiots; Marriage is Dumb; and You Are All Going to Get Divorced author.

People are Idiots; Marriage is Dumb; and You Are All Going to Get Divorced

If you get married, chances are you probably also going to get divorced. If you get married more than once,...

By Liz Merrill
Divorce Mediation: Using Caucusing to Relieve Pandemic Stress author.

Divorce Mediation: Using Caucusing to Relieve Pandemic Stress

From Roseann Vanella's Advanced Mediation BlogThis is a very unusual time for couples who are getting divorced. Divorce is already...

By Roseann Vanella
Parenting While Angry author.

Parenting While Angry

An open letter to my clients Dear Clients, Both of you have contacted me about parenting. This topic is important....

By Georgia Daniels
Using Mediation for Family Business Disputes author.

Using Mediation for Family Business Disputes

Being in business with family members involves some unique dynamics that are not present with other types of business arrangements....

By Roseann Vanella
Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO author.

Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO

Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO Former eBay and PayPal Exec to Focus on Global Expansion and...

By Mediate.com Staff, Colin Rule
Mediating Disputes Involving Financially Shaky Defendants author.

Mediating Disputes Involving Financially Shaky Defendants

Assume, in mediation, a fact pattern in which the parties agree that liability is likely to attach but defendant asserts...

By Arthur Rosenbloom
Family Violence and Family Mediation – Can the two go together? author.

Family Violence and Family Mediation – Can the two go together?

The Independent Panel examining the 2014 Family Justice Reforms confirmed there is a place for Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) in...

By Keri Morris, Nurit Zubery

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