Thurman W. Arnold III

Thurman W. Arnold III T.W. Arnold attended Reed College in Portland, Oregon in 1974. In 1979 he graduated with Honors from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He next attended the Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, and was an editorial staff member for its Environmental Law Journal. He earned his Juris Doctorate in June, 1982. He is currently a part-time Master's Student at Loma Linda University studying family sciences. He is a Certified Family Law Specialist(CFLS), and the founder of Desert Family Mediation Services.  His practice is based out of Palm Springs, California.

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The Peacemaking Option For Divorce And Dissolution Of Domestic Partnerships: How Family Scientists Support Interest Based Conciliation And What This Means For Separating Couples (07/26/10)
The family sciences offer an approach for facilitating conciliation of the seemingly conflicting interests and needs of divorcing couples, and those dissolving domestic partnerships, that may be adapted by legal and other professionals to the task of mediation and peacemaking. By understanding the crisis of divorce, family scientists may help educate lawyers, and the clients themselves, to become peacemakers.