Family & Divorce Mediation Articles
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.
Social and news media bombard us daily with accounts of sexual harassment and misconduct by captains of industry, the arts and politics.
Now celebrating our 23rd Year, Mediate.com has been recognized as a Top Law Firm Directory.
More often than not, we are surprised when we get a negative reaction after having provided feedback to a peer or colleague.
(3/16/18)Donald T. Saposnek
After 911, our lives changed seemingly forever. No longer a safe, secure, innocent society, Americans have come to a tipping point.
In the 1990s, the very suggestion of facilitated negotiation was viewed with equal parts suspicion and contempt by most seasoned trial lawyers
The article is sums up the infinite reasons/ outcomes that the healing effects of mediation can bring to kids in our society.
If you were asked to stop doing any of these simple tasks, what feelings and emotions might you experience?
This paper provides a brief overview of mediation with a focus on clients’ self-determinism in family mediation or family dispute resolution (FDR) and Ontario court-connected alternative dispute resolution (ADR) programs.
A common reason for workplace tension is biased judgement.
How we define conflict mastery and the characteristics needed to be and be seen as such varies.
(3/02/18)Dr. Lynne C. Halem
The new act aims to prevent this “nefarious” practice, often labeled as a divorce subsidy, by rendering alimony payments as after tax income, beginning with the 2019 tax year.
When my sister had just been born, my mother boarded a crowded war time train with my sister in her arms, then turnd and handed the baby to a trusting stranger.
Couples can have big fights, frequent conflict, and even bicker all the time and still have healthy, fulfilling, and lasting relationships. How so?
Whether you are just opening the doors of your divorce mediation practice, or you have been a professional family mediator for many years, considering these 4 Game Changing Tips with potential clients can be game-changers for developing your more successful mediation practice.
The ICC Mediation Competition in Paris, and the growing number of others like it, are contributing to a change in the way disputes are going to be resolved in the future.
I sat down with Jill Boynton of Cornerstone Financial Planning to find out how this law will effect divorcing couples.
As long as you and your coParent are committed to working together to create a Parenting Plan that’s best for your children, there is no need for extra costs.
Of all of the cases I have mediated over the past 30 years, the most challenging and rewarding disputes have been those between family members over family property, estates, trusts and businesses.
John Keith wrote the following: “It is inherent in our role that we fight other peoples’ battles, but this duty encourages us to identify with our clients and view their battles as our own.”
When you consider what is most important to you about the conflict and the other person, what is the optimum way of proceeding, do you think?
If you are a member of a family, whether it is as father, mother, child, sibling or an extended member, there will be conflict.
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As conflict management coaches it is common that we witness our clients encounter blocks during the course of our engagement.