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A federal judge in McAllen ordered mediation between a state district judge and the Brownsville Independent School District in a lawsuit the judge filed on behalf of her children against the school district. read
Between 40 and 50% of married partners in the United States end up divorcing. Though there's no easy way to end a marriage, there are some things that can help make splitting up less terrible. read
Brooklyn is now one of three locations in the state that will begin a presumptive matrimonial mediation pilot program in which couples seeking to get a divorce will go through a mediation session before going to court. read
Four years ago major reforms to the family justice system were put in place to help parents resolve disputes without having to go to court. Mediator Keri Morris looks at how things could be improved. read
For some people, their pet is almost like their child. ‘In most cases, the court will look into what is in the best interest of the pet, and will get in an expert to say who is in the best position to look after it. read
Tracy Kendel explains how mediation can be used in divorce proceedings to ensure parents can co-parent their children. read
Lawyers can educe the court workload while providing voices to the parties’ positions without jeopardizing settlement positions. read
Mediation is always worth trying, provided there is no real power imbalance in the relationship. Not only does the process save money, it helps bring the two of you to the table to talk about difficult things and find a joint solution you can both live with. read
Major changes to family law were announced this year, all of which are likely to impact how family law practitioners work with clients, the court system and opposing counsel. read
Audrina Patridge and her estranged husband Corey Bohan will participate in mediation as they draw closer to finalizing their divorce. read
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