Family & Divorce Mediation Articles
When considering whether or not to bring a child to a holiday gathering (such as Thanksgiving dinner at Grandma’s house for example), these and other factors need to be taken into consideration.
One of Mediate.com’s most popular features over the last decade has been Mediate University. From its launch with just a few courses in (2010), Mediate University has grown to a rich repository of courses from many of the leading mediation trainers in the world.
“You know what, Ken? A bad idea would be to let your client walk out of here today and drag this thing out for another year, wasting more time and more money," ~ The Wedding Crashers
(11/09/20)Stephen Erickson, Marilyn McKnight
An interview with Marilyn McKnight and Stephen Erickson about the origins of family mediation, their different conflict styles, and the future of conflict resolution. Recorded and shared as part of the Mediation 2020 Conference.
Many couples regard their relationship as a source of comfort, reassurance and identity.
A question I often ask clients when they come to me for a consultation for divorce mediation, “Are you each emotionally ready to mediate your divorce”?
(10/20/20)Kimberlee Kovach, Eric R. Galton
An interview with Kim Kovach and Eric Galton about mediation, being married to a mediator, and the future of mediation. Recorded and shared as part of the Mediation 20/20 Conference.
This is a personality test, just for those in the dispute resolution field. Because mediators deserve a personality test too.
(10/13/20)Kenneth Cloke, Joan Goldsmith
An interview with Joan Goldsmith and Ken Cloke about mediation, being married to a mediator, and the future of mediation. Recorded and shared as part of the Mediation 20/20 Conference.
As part of our special series for Conflict Resolution Month this October, this is our second article where we have highlighted the following research institutes and think tanks across the world.
Understanding fault lines and property lines can help us resolve conflicts.
This article illustrates that mediation improves conflict resolution and is associated with increased activity in the nucleus accumbens, a key region in the brain's reward circuitry.
Do you have to be an attorney to be a divorce mediator? The short answer is no. The long answer is important to unpack though.
This article discusses how mediation can help business, an inspiring example from The Middle East.
This document will analyze a conflict scenario with respect to the conflict’s candidacy (suitability) for mediation.
(9/15/20)Dr. Lynne C. Halem
Today as the coronavirus keeps us isolated, huddled in our homes, fearful of venturing too far or thinking too deeply, we cannot long ignore the pandemic’s impact on contractual deals that we made when we thought we understood the present and even banked on a better tomorrow.
Mediator fit is really important.
Most people when pressed will admit that they are not listening effectively.
Many people assume that the only way to resolve a family law matter is to retain counsel and commence a Court action. This is a wrong assumption.
An example of how dispute resolution can help when the courts can’t.
Why an uncontested divorce makes sense for high net worth couples.
Let’s take a simple example to show why a back of the envelope calculation could provide a completely inaccurate picture of the value of the marital vs separate portions of a joint account.
Recently I’ve been pondering a certain aspect of my experience with mediating divorces. It’s about something that often comes up in my encounters with my mediation clients.
(8/28/20)Gregg Relyea, Kenneth Cloke, David Bogan, Carla Marcucci, Hitoshi Suzuki, Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour, Rory O'Connor, Andrea Maia
This article combines voices from all 7 continents as they discuss how COVID has affected the conflict resolution field around them.
Mediate.com is proud to make the first day of our 10 day Online Family Mediation course available for free! The overall 20-hour training is available both "live" September 14-25 and is also available as a recorded course on an ongoing basis. Enjoy!
Divorce or separation is a big challenge in itself.
(8/20/20)Christopher Garcia, Scott Rautio
This article looks at The Importance of the Relationship; What are the expectations; and what should be discussed?
According to brand new 8/16/2020 data from Alexa.com, Mediate.com is most visited and most linked mediation website, by far!
Caucusing can be an important tool during the pandemic stress.
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If you get married, chances are you probably also going to get divorced. If you get married more than once, those chances go up.