The article helps demonstrate the widespread acceptance of ADR, and mediation in particular, in the legal profession.
When talking about domestic violence, you often hear about the cycle of abuse.
You might be thinking that you don’t need to make yourself aware about anything divorce related because it’s not going to happen to you.
It’s so normal for us to ask questions and want information from those who have already been through this overwhelming time in our lives.
Deciding to divorce is likely going to be the biggest decision of your life, bigger than even deciding to get married in the first place, and how you choose to proceed will make all the difference.
I was recently reminded of the difference in the depth of information and subsequently the analysis that I perform when I do my financial analysis versus what information is provided by clients when they are asked to fill out a Financial Affidavit.
“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
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”?
Understanding fault lines and property lines can help us resolve conflicts.
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.
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.
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.
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(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?
If you get married, chances are you probably also going to get divorced. If you get married more than once, those chances go up.
(8/13/20)Alnoor Maherali, Ehsan Ali
Cancel culture has mutated from a response to troubling behavior by otherwise inaccessible celebrities to a form of bullying against teens and youth. The individual is isolated and ostracized, oftentimes without knowing why and with no way to fix the situation. Mediation is a form of conflict resolution that can help resolve these issues.
Resolution 1325 marks the first time that the UNSC affirmed the critical role of women in conflict resolution and peace building.
Being in business with family members involves some unique dynamics that are not present with other types of business arrangements.
The message is to socially distance ourselves from others. But what if it’s your partner you want to socially distance yourself from?
(6/12/20)Keri Morris, Nurit Zubery
The Independent Panel examining the 2014 Family Justice Reforms confirmed there is a place for Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) in situations where family violence has occurred or is a concern.
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My experience suggests that the mediator's toolbox contains techniques that can help financially shaky defendants settle.