Kathleen Wells, lead partner at Wells Family Law shares how to identify a high conflict personality, the characteristics of a typical high conflict divorce file, and suggestions on how clients can best manage both.
A core belief in many traditions holds that the human condition is "dynamic" i.e., not a "static state".
With increasing political polarization in the United States, political absolutists are halting the practice of compromise and collaboration for their Congressional representatives.
In this blog post, Saakshi Jain, student, Amity University, Lucknow Campus writes about Mediation, a must and compulsory process in India. This post also covers the need, advantages, and disadvantages of mediation and its impact on Indian divorces.
This is a new interview of Bruce Edwards by Mediate.com's Managing Editor, Dr. Clare Fowler. Mr. Edwards discusses the growth in the field of mediation generally and the growth of mediation in India specifically.
This article discusses the importance of Judicial Mandate for Ayodhya Mediation.
Mediation is now the toast of the day in America, Canada, Australia, the UK and many parts of the European Union.
Mediators come from a number of professional backgrounds, but lawyers and therapists are seemingly the most highly represented within their ranks.
The people of New Zealand can be confident that children and families are at the front of the minds of an independent panel on family justice based on the panel's first report released last month.
Why is collaboration so important in today’s world?
In many ways, what coaches and lawyers do in the work place is very similar, just from a different point of view.
On January 1, a new California law will take effect; it will require a lawyer to make sure their client understands the implications of California's legal protections for mediation communication.
Chaos? A mediation out of control? A weak mediator? I don’t think so.
I’d wager we’ve all had a friend or family member share one of their new creations with us (maybe a poem, or an article, or a intending-to-be-funny youtube video) and ask, excitedly, “What do you think?”
Are you struggling with Co-Parenting after divorce? If you are, it is no surprise.
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Chip Rose, a national leader in the fields of divorce mediation and collaborative practice, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
I want to say a word about neutrality, which is a very important concept in mediation.
This discusses the recently published groundbreaking SOAS Arbitration in Africa Survey, the first survey of its kind to take a pan-African snapshot of African arbitration practitioners—their expertise, experience, skills, and views on arbitration.
(7/02/18)Peter Adler, Nicole Brodie
Ok, we’ve got a problem: Britain has announced a new Minister of Loneliness.
In the aftermath of the Parkland crisis, the surrounding community and mediators/peacebuilders have been called to assist in efforts with the Crime Commission, law enforcement and even SWAT to work in the area of youth violence prevention.
An unforgettable experience that facilitative mediators encounter is the experience of being part of a truly transformative mediation.
This article is a summary of techniques I use to identify when parties to a mediation use language patterns intended to avoid responsibility making it difficult to reach an agreement.
As conflict management coaches it is common that we witness our clients encounter blocks during the course of our engagement.
Recently, 12 NFL players and 11 owners met privately to discuss the controversy over players kneeling during the national anthem, without any resolutions or results. What they need is a better technique: Mediation.
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Here’s me trying to persuade another mediator that she’s not being impartial if settlement is her goal. I’m not going to be able to persuade her, but what do you think?