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What Happens If You are Getting a Military Divorce? 06/08/2020
Mitch Cohen
Most of those in the know agree that military marriages are burdened by stresses and strains beyond those of an ordinary marriage.
Who Gets the COVID-19 Stimulus Check in the Divorce? 05/11/2020
Kristyn Carmichael
During this challenging time, many separated spouses are experiencing unexpected confusion and conflict around the Stimulus Check, which was intended to provide financial relief, as authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
Divorce Mediation: The Healthy Way to Break Up 04/03/2020
Dakota Murphey
There are all sorts of reasons why relationships break up, and when a couple is in crisis it’s easy to turn on the other person and point the finger of blame.
Seven Guidelines for Parents Who Are Divorce/Separated and Sharing Custody of Children During the COVID19 Pandemic 03/18/2020
AFCC and AAML
Leaders from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and Association of Family & Conciliation Courts (AFCC) have released these guidelines for co-parenting during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Four Reasons to Try Divorce Mediation 03/13/2020
Alex Derr
When we think about getting a divorce, most people immediately start looking for an attorney to represent them.
Mediation versus Court in Divorce 03/06/2020
Denise French
You really don’t want your day in court! Here’s why.
How Much Does Divorce Really Cost? 02/27/2020
Dr. Lynne C. Halem
Some who are faced with the prospect of divorce, are deterred by the sheer magnitude of change that will impact their family’s lives.
What Is A "High Conflict Divorce," Anyway? 02/14/2020
Carrie Gour
Kathleen Wells, lead partner at Wells Family Law shares how to identify a high conflict personality, the characteristics of a typical high conflict divorce file, and suggestions on how clients can best manage both.
Do I Need to Hire a Divorce/Family Attorney Before Beginning My Divorce? 02/07/2020
Tye Bourdony
Getting divorced can be one of the most stressful and difficult life situations a person can find themselves in. When confronted with how to best move forward in a divorce, and what to do about an attorney, there is no one clear answer.
7 Tips On How To Protect Child Mental And Emotional Health During A Divorce 01/31/2020
Michael Gorman
Separation is one of the most difficult processes people can go through, but the situation is even more shocking for kids who need to adapt to such a huge change in life.
Dividing the Burial Plot in Divorce 01/17/2020
Mary Salisbury
This article addresses an often overlooked asset in divorce, the burial plot, and the surprising negative consequences of failing to address this asset in the divorce decree.
5 (Perhaps Unexpected) Ways to Reduce Legal Fees When Getting a Divorce 01/10/2020
Carrie Gour
For anyone going through a litigated or high conflict divorce which can be very expensive, Kathleen Wells, lead partner at Wells Family Law shares her top 5 tips for keeping costs down.
Mediation versus Court in Divorce 01/03/2020
Denise French
“I’ll get my day in court!” ……. “The judge won’t like what you did!” …….. “I’m going to spread your dirt all over the courtroom!”
Co-parenting During Divorce: 9 coping strategies to help your children 12/19/2019
Dakota Murphey
The relationship between the two marital partners may be coming to an end, but what about the children?
A Guide To Creative Christmas Plans For Divorced Parents 12/19/2019
Michael Aurit
This article discusses six options that are successful ways of sharing time with children over the holidays.
Holiday Gift Giving Guidelines for Divorced Parents 12/12/2019
Roseann Vanella
Recently, a divorced parent asked me my opinion on how to go about giving holiday gifts to her children.
Why You Should Mediate Your Divorce Instead of Litigating It 12/12/2019
Lisa Taylor
This article shows a clear timeline for mediating your divorce. The purpose of mediation is to get you talking about how to settle every issue right away, so the process is usually much faster, much less expensive, much less stressful and overall much more satisfying than litigation.
Divorce and Social Security 12/11/2019
I. Jay Safier
This article will discuss how benefits are distributed to two people who are now divorced.
What to Do After You Get Your Divorce Judgment 11/29/2019
Joy Rosenthal
When we submit your divorce papers to the court in order to obtain a Judgment of Divorce (JOD), the terms of the Settlement Agreement become the law.
Mediating Your Divorce: How to Split Your Retirement Savings 11/29/2019
Dakota Murphey
As well as working with a skilled divorce lawyer, it can be in your interest to take advice from an experienced pension planner in order to achieve good solutions to these sorts of issues.
Thanksgiving After Divorce: New Turkey Time Traditions 11/26/2019
Michael Aurit
Thanksgiving can be a particularly difficult holiday to plan for and experience for parents and children after divorce.
Halloween Solutions for Divorced Parents: The Best Treat for Your Children 10/28/2019
Michael Aurit
Halloween may not be as meaningful as other seasonal holidays, but for divorced or separated parents and their children, feelings of “missing out” on fun times can be very challenging.
What to Do After You Get Your Divorce Judgment 10/25/2019
Joy Rosenthal
When we submit your divorce papers to the court in order to obtain a Judgment of Divorce (JOD), the terms of the Settlement Agreement become the law.
Eat, Drink, and Remarry: How to Get a Divorce Worth Celebrating 10/25/2019
Amy Robertson
I was watching the news recently when a segment came on about a California couple who co-hosted a Divorce Party. Now this had my attention!
Advice for Divorcing Men: Common Mistakes in Divorce and How To Avoid Them 10/18/2019
Denise French
One of the most common mistakes in divorce is making promises too soon--here are a few others.
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Roseann Vanella Divorce & Managing Anxiety during COVID-19 - Video 05/18/2020
Roseann Vanella
We decided to bring experts together who can provide some tips on how to deal with the stress of not only COVID-19 but the stress of going through a divorce or separation during these unprecedented times.
Jim Melamed Resolving Pressing Issues in Divorce Mediation (video) 04/03/2020
Jim Melamed
This video on resolving pressing issues at the beginning a divorce mediation is from Jim Melamed's 15-hour "Mediating Divorce Agreement" course available at Mediate.com University.
Sarah Ater Managing Conflict at Home During COVID-19 06/08/2020
Sarah Ater
This links to a free course for practitioners, or to show to their clients as a resource, for resolving home conflict during the quarantine.
Roseann Vanella Tips for Divorcing Couples - Videos 2 through 5 05/29/2020
Roseann Vanella
We decided to bring experts together who can provide some tips on how to deal with the stress of not only COVID-19 but the stress of going through a divorce or separation during these unprecedented times.
Susan Yates Interview with Susan Yates: The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society 06/19/2019
Susan Yates
Managing A Force of Nature: ODR and Dispute Resolution Systems Design Standards and Practice: An interview with Susan Yates by Robert Benjamin.
Donald T. Saposnek New Interview with Don Saposnek - The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society 06/07/2019
Donald T. Saposnek
This is a new interview with Don Saposnek, long-time leader in the field of divorce mediation and best supporting the interests of children in divorce, by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society" video series.
Peter Salem New Interview with Peter Salem - The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society 03/07/2019
Peter Salem
This is a new interview of Peter Salem, long-time Executive Director of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society" video series.
High Conflict Child Custody: Mediation And Settlement 02/29/2016
In this video I discuss the dynamics and the psychology of settlement. This is one of the first challenges I faced in my child custody dispute and it really blindsided me.
James Coben Mediation Case Law Video: Divorce Agreement Complications 04/25/2013
James Coben
In Guthrie v. Guthrie, the validity of a divorce agreement was called into question due to one party's state of mind at the signing. A complicating issue was husband's death during the proceedings.
Gabriel Cheong, Esq. Family Basics and Divorce Mediation - Video 01/14/2013
Gabriel Cheong, Esq.
Divorce and Family Mediation Basics Video. This is a question and answer video that tries to answer all of the basic divorce questions.
Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D. Pioneer Series: Families Closer Post-Divorce - Video 07/04/2014
Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D.
Joan Kelly describes a research finding which concluded that families who mediated during the divorce had father's who were significantly more involved in their children's lives twelve years post-mediation.
Family Mediation UK - Video 11/13/2013
Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D.
This video is produced by the Ministry of Justice in the UK . It highlights the benefits of using mediation for family cases.
James Coben Mediation Case Law Video: Enforcing Old Agreements 03/28/2013
James Coben
In Buckley v. Shealy, the appellate court decided to not to enforce a mediated divorce settlement, when the agreement is over a decade old and was never submitted to the court.
James Coben Mediation Case Law Video: Enforcing Oral Mediation Settlement Agreement 05/13/2013
James Coben
In the case Ledbetter v Ledbetter, the appellate court considered the issue of whether parties to a divorce mediation should be bound to a settlement orally dictated by the mediator and affirmed by parties and their counsel at mediation, which was later repudiated by one of the parties.
Chip Rose The Perfect Mediation (humor video) 02/27/2013
Chip Rose
The Perfect Mediation is a 4 minute video showing how easy mediation can sometimes be. Be sure to to check out all of our continuing education offerings at Mediate.com University.
Jay Folberg Pioneer Series: Field Combined Law and Social Work - Video 06/05/2014
Jay Folberg
Jay Folberg describes early on in the field when he, as a lawyer, collaborated with psychologists and social workers and they learned from each other.
Constance Ahrons Pioneer Series: Old Dissolution Model Was Damaging - Video 06/29/2014
Constance Ahrons
Constance Ahrons discusses the pre-joint-cutody model for the relationship between Ex-spouses. The cultural norm was to have no relationship, because that meant that the ex-spouses where hanging on.
Dr. Ellie Izzo Collaborative Divorce Explained - Video 06/26/2012
Dr. Ellie Izzo
Dr. Ellie Izzo, an expert in the field, explains the details and benefits to a Collaborative Divorce. She discusses how Tiger Woods decides to put his children first in an amicable divorce.
Diana Mercer Peace Talks: What is Divorce Mediation - Video 01/25/2012
Diana Mercer
Diana Mercer, Esq. presents an informative and knowledgable description of mediating a divorce. She explains that clients can decide how much if at all to involve a lawyer.
Fairway Divorce Solutions Divorce Toronto: What You Need to Know about Getting a Divorce - Video 01/25/2012
Fairway Divorce Solutions
Divorce Toronto: What You Need to Know About Getting a Divorce Fairway Divorce Solutions, a Toronto-based ADR firm, helps couples to get divorced faster and cheaper than other options.
Diana Mercer 5 Sources of Conflict - Video 08/06/2012
Diana Mercer
The 5 Sources of Conflict. This is an excerpt from a 25-hour basic family mediation training that is offered in the Los Angeles area by Diana Mercer.
Sandi Sherr Sandi Sherr Parenting Mediation - Video 05/18/2012
Sandi Sherr
A welcoming message from Sandi Sherr, parenting mediator at Main Line Family Law Center, a law firm specializing in integrated divorce mediation practices, along Philadelphia Main Line.
Aboriginal Child Protection Mediation - Video 02/16/2012
The Ministry of Children and Family Development British Columbia
An interview with an Aboriginal woman who talks about her experience with child protection mediation. She tells us how mediation helps both parents and child welfare workers who are unable to resolve a plan of care for a child, reach a decision together in a non-judgmental way.
Professional Mediation Associates About Mediation Introduction - Video 02/16/2012
Professional Mediation Associates
This professional video introduces potential clients to the mediation process. It shows the voluntary and confidential nature of the dispute resolution process.
North Carolina Courts Child Custody Mediation Q & A - Video 01/26/2012
North Carolina Courts
Court Q & A - Child Custody Mediation - What to do when parents enter a custody battle. Join District Court Judge Martin (Marty) McGee and Bryan Hurley as they discuss this process.
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Divorce News

6/16:

5 Signs Mediation Won’t Work for Your Divorce, According to a Mediation Expert

Divorce is a not-so-fun choose-your-own-adventure—hire a mediator? Go straight to a divorce lawyer? The circumstances of your split matter a lot, says Dr. Jann Blackstone, co-author of Co-Parenting Through Separation and Divorce: Putting Your Children First and a former child custody mediator for the California Superior Court.

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6/02:

Difference Between Mediation & Conciliation

Conciliation shares some features of mediation in that it is a more informal, more affordable, and more efficient process than going to court.

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6/02:

Legal News You Can Use: Does Mediation Make Sense for Your Divorce?

No matter what your feelings are toward each other, you may both be clear communicators and able to work together. If you have children, you may want to avoid a contentious process to protect them, too. In these cases, mediation may be your solution.

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5/26:

With the family courts closed, mediation may be the only option

Delphine Eskenazi explains how the Paris Bar is deploying mediators to resolve parental access disputes during Covid-19

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5/05:

Mediation in Family Law Cases During COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, ADR (most often mediation) is the only immediate option available for many, and that mediation now generally must take place online.

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4/21:

Family and Dispute Resolution in Pandemic Times

In their Mediation column, Abby Tolchinsky and Ellie Wertheim write: Mediation is a tool that lends itself to these critical pandemic times—for families previously living with great levels of tension and conflict, the chance to have a facilitated conversation and ease the pressure can help spare them added anxiety and even resolve or preclude anger.

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4/12:

State Supreme Court announces expedited parenting time mediation program in response to COVID-19 pandemic

A North Dakota Supreme Court order establishing an Expedited Parenting Time Mediation Program comes as Grand Forks' local court braces for an influx of cases involving parenting disputes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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4/07:

Does Your Family Need a Mediator?

Sure, a legal or tax issue could be putting the brakes on your succession plan, but more often it’s a communication roadblock. Maybe your spouse or sibling refuses to even talk about the hard decision you’re facing, or a father and son are in a decision standoff.

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4/01:

How to navigate coparenting during the coronavirus crisis
PHOENIX (Good Morning Arizona) -- With the entire country now practicing social distancing, it's creating an unusual and sometimes difficult situation for parents who share joint custody of their kids.

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4/01:

Pandemic compounds challenges facing divorced and separating couples — mediator
Asnat Hacohen highlights issues ranging from the impact of job losses on alimony payments to worries about protecting children in the homes of ex-spouses who have new partners

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3/17:

Choose mediation over litigation in divorce

Mitigating harm to children is one of the primary reasons Michelle Dommisse, director of Michelle Dommisse & Associates, chooses mediation over litigation in divorces.

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3/10:

Seeking Divorce Mediation is a valid option for Divorcing Couple

Lawyer Nicholas Hicks recommends seeking divorce mediation for divorcing couples especially those couples who are on good terms and would like to avoid litigation.

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2/18:

Mediation Can Be an Especially Effective Tool in Business Divorce Litigation

Mediation can be a very effective way to avoid substantial legal fees and costs in any litigation, but this settlement tool can be especially effective in business divorce litigation.

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2/11:

Getting a divorce? Consider mediation or ‘collaborative divorce’

The start of the year is a popular time for couples to meet with lawyers as they contemplate divorce. Rather than opt for costly and drawn-out litigation, many are turning to alternatives such as mediation or what’s known as collaborative divorce.

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1/21:

UK: Separating couples: what is mediation and why try it first?
What is a Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting and why should it be your first port of call when you separate?

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1/21:

Misconceptions and Benefits of Family Law Mediation

Mediation provides divorcing spouses and separating parents with the opportunity to take control of their future by investing their time and energy in resolving these issues without the necessity of litigation.

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12/27:

The Divorce Mediation Movement

Attorney Kelly Chang Rickert discuss the pros and cons of mediation over litigation in divorce proceedings, and the impact on the couple going forward.

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10/01:

Girl guides parents to mediation

In a bid to unite her parents, who have been living separately, a 12-year-old girl, a class 6 student from Sivaganga district, has managed to convince them to resolve their differences through mediation.

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9/16:

Adele's Husband Agrees To Joint Custody and Private Mediation

Adele's estranged husband, Simon Konecki has just filed a response in the couple's divorce, and it seems the split will be very amicable.

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9/04:

New online tool for parenting plans avoids cost, conflict: B.C. legal services society

Putting together a parenting plan in B.C. has gotten a bit easier. The provincial Legal Services Society's (LSS) MyLawBC Family Resolution Centre is now allowing parents to craft their plan online.

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7/31:

Undocumented immigrant detained outside mediation in South Austin

An Austin attorney is speaking out after her client was taken into custody by immigration officials following mediation. Valencia, 34, was in mediation because he and his ex-wife are in a custody battle over their 3-year-old daughter. 

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7/31:

The Rising Popularity of Divorce Mediation

As more and more people discover that they have a choice when it comes to how to file for divorce, the demand for divorce mediation services is beginning to grow in some states.

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7/30:

Adventures in Matrimonial Mediation: A Journey

Not only is matrimonial mediation more efficient and less painful than battling over these issues in court, but sometimes something remarkable happens.

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7/01:

Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo asks for divorce mediation

Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo announced their divorce recently. The couple is speculated to have asked for divorce mediation instead of a divorce agreement.

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5/27:

Dos and Don’ts of Mediation in Family Law Cases

More and more jurisdictions are requiring parties to attend mediation at least once, and sometimes twice, before walking into court for trial.

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