Family & Divorce Mediation Articles
This article illustrates how a mediator can assist parties to move from their positions to their underlying interests.
(7/31/18)Donald T. Saposnek
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Don Saposnek, a leading family mediator, writer and editor, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Lisa Parkinson, family mediation leader in the UK and Europe, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Series.
(7/20/18)Dr. Lynne C. Halem
The message for divorcing couples is clear. If your divorce agreement will include provision for the payment of alimony, deductible to the paying spouse and taxable, as income, to the recipient spouse, you need to have an executed divorce agreement by December 31, 2018.
This article discusses the spiritual struggle that many of our clients are facing and our role to support them and understand their concerns as they go through divorces and other difficult conflicts.
When a difficult conversation rattles you, using a centering question can help you get your balance back.
(7/13/18)John Fiske, Laurie Israel
I love this book. It reminds us that we can take family law problems to another level, one not taught in law schools: generosity.
Mediator Randy Drew discusses the success of their multi-mediator approach.
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Employees who contractually agree to resolve employment disputes in an individualized arbitration waive all rights to class actions or any other collective dispute process.
Miscommunication plagues divorces in numerous different ways.
(6/15/18)Jan Frankel Schau
The values we share matter more than our differences.
Conflict is a big deal because it affects our two most basic values – strength of self and care of other.
Getting a divorce? You have options that will allow you to pick the right people to help you do that, but there’s no one size fits all choice.
This article is to give an over view of the use of disability mediation and a case study. The article will highlight some of the benefits of utilizing specialist mediators, confidentiality and why disability mediation works.
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Andrew Schepard, a leading professor, editor and writer of family law and mediation, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Larry Fong, a leading Canadian Family Mediator, filmed as part of Mediate.com's "'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
(6/05/18)Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D.
Joan is an author, therapist, mediator, and parenting coordinator
with four decades of experience working with high conflict parents who are separating.
These are dark times, especially if you are part of the loose community of people who by virtue of nature and/or nurture, are of a mediative persuasion.
Many parents do not know how to help their adult children deal with divorce.
Let’s face it, divorce is messy and painful and can be very expensive.
Why I wrote “The Generous Prenup: How to Support Your Marriage and Avoid the Pitfalls”
(5/01/18)Bruce Derman, Wendy Gregson
This article outlines what couples need to do in order to consider and face the numerous dilemmas that are inherent in divorce.
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Jay Folberg filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
Settling the issue of who should take legal guardianship over a ward can be a long, drawn out, and tedious process.
The divorce settlement will always reflect the tone of the marriage when done out of court in a mediation or through opposing attorneys as the voice of the parties, even more than the law.
Stories of successfully breaking the intractability barrier in child dependency mediation: Conflict can be dealt with more successfully & less harmfully. (Say it with me.)
In this model, the lawyer-mental health professional duo creates a safe container for you and your sibling to communicate authentically about what really matters to you.
The overconfidence effect is a natural bias toward believing that we’re better at something than we actually are.
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