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Reclaiming Who You Are Post-Divorce 06/14/2019
Melissa Adkins
It took me a long time to accept that the only thing worse than my fear of my own emptiness, was the emptiness of my bottomed-out relationship with my husband of nearly 12 years.
Children First in Your Divorce 06/14/2019
Dr. Lynne C. Halem
How to mediate in the best interests of the children.
How to Explain Divorce to Your Children 06/06/2019
Leyla Balakhane
When creating a plan in which you will explain your divorce, it is best to keep certain guidelines in mind.
Divorce Done Differently! 06/06/2019
Denise French
As soon as you begin to contemplate divorce, the nauseating, panic-attack-inducing realization of losing half of your net worth kicks in and you find yourself wondering if it’s even worth it to consider leaving if you’re just going to end up broke and starving.
Should I Get a Divorce? A Mediator’s Approach 06/06/2019
Stuart Watson
When one or both people in a marriage or long-term committed relationship are struggling with the question “Should I get a Divorce?”, Family Mediation can be an ideal process for the couple to have some difficult discussions and make a fully informed decision about next steps in their relationship.
The Decision to Divorce: A Mediator’s Role 05/17/2019
Stuart Watson
While mediation is well-known as a successful and affordable method for couples to negotiate and settle a divorce or separation, mediation can also be an effective process for helping a couple make the decision to divorce.
The Downside of DIY Divorce 05/10/2019
Denise French
With the increasing popularity of Pinterest, the concept of “do-it-yourself” or “DIY” projects have become enticing for many.
What Is Divorce Mediation and Why Might it Be Good for You? 05/10/2019
Lori Frio-Walker
Divorce and custody mediation creates a safe, cooperative setting for participants to discuss emotional and substantive issues and engage in collaborative problem-solving. Participants open lines of communication, gain clarity and a better understanding of their own and each other's interests.
Is There LIfe After Divorce At 45? Your Mindset Tells It All 05/03/2019
Ann Cerney
You’re 45, and finally on the other side of your divorce.
5 Tips for Coping With Divorce And Child Custody With a High-Conflict Ex 04/08/2019
Ann Cerney
‘Child Custody’ is becoming an outdated concept.
Wanted: Diverse Divorce Practitioners. Why Diversity is Good for All of Us 03/15/2019
Valerie Qian
Couples from all backgrounds can benefit from help from diverse family law practitioners.
Use of Mediation During Divorce Proceedings in India 03/08/2019
Saakshi Jain
In this blog post, Saakshi Jain, student, Amity University, Lucknow Campus writes about Mediation, a must and compulsory process in India. This post also covers the need, advantages, and disadvantages of mediation and its impact on Indian divorces.
Mediation vs. Litigation for High-Conflict Divorce 03/01/2019
Michele Lowrance
A practicing mediator and retired judge explains why mediation may be a better option than litigation for high-conflict cases.
Seven Ideas for a Better Divorce 01/25/2019
Hadassah Fidler
Innovate with ideas, try to think outside the box when it comes to solutions.
Does Your Pet Need a Divorce Lawyer? 01/22/2019
Lidia Staron
Just like with child custody, determining who will take care of the pets after a divorce can be a difficult topic.
Why Divorce Mediation Makes Sense 01/22/2019
Thomas Nares
During my more than 30 years of practicing law, I have found that the great majority of divorcing couples are unaware of their options.
5 Prudent Ways to Talk to Kids About Your Divorce 01/11/2019
Jenna Adams
When children are involved in a divorce, you have to deal with not just your own emotions, but also theirs. Here are some tips for these conversations.
Making Holidays Magical for Kids After Divorce 12/14/2018
Vicki Shemin
When we think holidays, we think magical time of year for children.
Don’t Dread Divorces this December 10/30/2018
John Fiske
Thanks to the 2017 federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, (“TCAJA”), divorce lawyers and mediators know that December will be a busy time and some of us may be working right up to the close of the courthouse on Monday, December 31st.
10 Do’s and Don’ts of Successful Co-Parenting After Divorce 10/19/2018
Diane Kramer
Are you struggling with Co-Parenting after divorce? If you are, it is no surprise.
Making Referrals to Divorce Mediation or Family Mediation 09/28/2018
Georgia Daniels
Mental health professionals may have a general idea about what divorce mediation is but want to know more about it before making referrals. This article discusses critical points for you to consider before referring your clients to divorce mediation or mediation of other family issues.
Co-Parenting Tips During a Divorce 08/31/2018
Mitch Cohen
By following some simple tips and committing yourself to being the best co-parent possible, you can help to ensure your children thrive during and after the divorce.
Spiritual Journeys in a Material World: Thoughts about Spirituality for Divorce Professionals 07/20/2018
Larry Gaughan
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.
Getting a Divorce? Mediate, Don't Litigate. 06/14/2018
Judith Weigle
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.
Adult Kids of Divorcees Should Be Spared from the Drama 05/17/2018
Tracee McCole
Many parents do not know how to help their adult children deal with divorce.
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Donald T. Saposnek New Interview with Don Saposnek - The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society 03/07/2019
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jim Melamed Resolving Pressing Issues in Divorce Mediation (video) 02/06/2013
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.
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.
Family Mediation UK - Video 11/13/2013
Fairway Divorce Solutions
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.
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.
Tennessee Mediation Four Phases of the Mediation Process - Video 01/26/2012
Tennessee Mediation
This video describes the four phases of the mediation process. This is an informative role-play produced by Jean Munroe and TennesseeMediation.com. The topic of the mediation is divorce and child custody.
Relationships Scotland Family Mediation in Action - Video 01/26/2012
Relationships Scotland
A film showing parents who are having difficulties attending three mediation sessions. They discuss and agree a positive way forward for them as a family.
Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D. Joan Kelly: Divorce Research Inspires Start in Mediation - Video 04/02/2010
Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D.
Joan Kelly describes that her research on divorce and the effects it had on families made her want to become a mediator.
Lisa Parkinson Lisa Parkinson: Divorce Cases that Perhaps Should Not Be Mediated - Video 02/08/2010
Lisa Parkinson
Lisa Parkinson gives three contexts in which divorcing couples should not mediate.
Linda Singer Singer, Linda: Interpersonal Mediation Builds Skills - Video 05/04/2010
Linda Singer
Linda Singer describes how her interpersonal mediation experience in the past has helped her to mediate in multi-party, complex cases currently. The rapport-development skills she learned in interpersonal mediation carry over to multi-party disputes.
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Divorce News

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. read

 
5/03:

How Is This Divorce Different From All Other Divorces?

Exploring four paradigms of collaborative (and mediated) divorces. read

 
5/03:

Justice Minister to speak in Ottawa on Divorce Act

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honourable David Lametti PC MP, is addressing Family Law professionals regarding about Bill C-78, an Act to amend the Divorce Act at the joint conference of the Ontario Collaborative Law Federation (OCLF) and the Ontario Association for Family Mediation (OAFM). read

 
4/23:

Biggest Divorce Mediation Benefits

In this post, we focus on divorce mediation in Orlando and its benefits. read

 
4/23:

Mediation results in improved, more timely outcomes in child protection cases

New report says participants in child protection mediation ‘Very Satisfied’ read

 
3/26:

How mediation can help household division

Divorce can be difficult for the entire family. Mediator and author BJ Mann of BJ Mediation Services joined Alexis Arnold on Good Day Rochester to talk about different ways families can cope with their divorce. read

 
2/26:

Benefit Of Mediation Over Litigation

An ounce of mediation is worth a pound of arbitration and a ton of litigation - Joseph Grynbaum read

 
2/26:

Obituary: Judge Lawrence W. Kaplan / Pioneered mediation in Family Court

“There’s no question at all, he was the father of mediation in Allegheny County and probably in Pennsylvania as well,” said state Superior Court Senior Judge Eugene Strassburger, Judge Kaplan’s longtime friend and colleague. read

 
2/26:

Mediation: Don't Sign Anything Without Your Attorney

If the parties come to an understanding in mediation, the mediator will usually draft a document known as a “Memorandum of Understanding” or otherwise called a “MOU.” While a MOU lacks the detail and specificity of a full-blown, formal settlement agreement, it is recognized as a binding agreement if and only if it is signed by the parties. read

 
1/14:

14 ways to make your divorce as painless as possible, according to a therapist

Between 40 and 50% of married partners in the United States end up divorcing. Though there's no easy way to end a marriage, there are some things that can help make splitting up less terrible. read

 
1/14:

Matrimonial mediation pilot program starts in Brooklyn

Brooklyn is now one of three locations in the state that will begin a presumptive matrimonial mediation pilot program in which couples seeking to get a divorce will go through a mediation session before going to court. read

 
1/08:

Comment: More mediation needed for Family Court

Four years ago major reforms to the family justice system were put in place to help parents resolve disputes without having to go to court. Mediator Keri Morris looks at how things could be improved. read

 
1/08:

Who gets to keep the dog in a divorce?

For some people, their pet is almost like their child. ‘In most cases, the court will look into what is in the best interest of the pet, and will get in an expert to say who is in the best position to look after it. read

 
1/08:

Working with both spouses to mediate a divorce proceeding

Tracy Kendel explains how mediation can be used in divorce proceedings to ensure parents can co-parent their children. read

 
12/26:

Should couple try mediation?

Mediation is always worth trying, provided there is no real power imbalance in the relationship. Not only does the process save money, it helps bring the two of you to the table to talk about difficult things and find a joint solution you can both live with. read

 
11/30:

The Impact of Recent Changes in Family Law in Australia for Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners

Major changes to family law were announced this year, all of which are likely to impact how family law practitioners work with clients, the court system and opposing counsel. read

 
11/20:

Audrina Patridge Agrees to Mediation amid Messy Divorce

Audrina Patridge and her estranged husband Corey Bohan will participate in mediation as they draw closer to finalizing their divorce. read

 
11/19:

Get Help At Mediate.com 24/7

Should things get difficult this Thanksgiving, check out Mediate.com for great communication suggestions and to find a family mediator. Now in business for 23 years, Mediate.com offers America's and the world's most used directory of mediators.  read

 
11/19:

Contact with your children over Christmas while separating?

Many divorcing couples are keen to get Christmas over and done with, especially parents who find it difficult to agree on child contact arrangements over the festive period. read

 
10/30:

For Life's Family Disputes, Mediation Could Help

Family mediation can possibly help your family overcome a conflict. What mediation does differently is attempt to solve disagreements in two or three sessions, which can be cost effective -- if the situation fits. read

 
9/12:

Why mediation trumps suits in settling marriage disputes

There is a rising rate of divorce in Kenya and globally, as couples rush for annulment before exploring other options available to them. There are some marital issues that can be solved without getting into a hostile and dramatic court process. read

 
9/12:

Mediation: How to resolve issues without wasting time and money

“An ounce of mediation is worth a pound of arbitration and a ton of litigation!” — Joseph Grynbaum read

 
9/12:

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale in Mediation Over Custody Agreement

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale are in mediation over their current custody agreement, two years after reaching a divorce settlement. read

 
8/01:

When Matrimonial Attorneys Become Divorce Mediators

Many matrimonial attorneys will take on divorce mediation cases and agree to act in the capacity of divorce mediator. Sometimes, the attorneys are trained and experienced in divorce mediation, whereas other times they are not. The results will vary based on the mediator’s understanding of how divorce mediation should be conducted. read

 
7/10:

Muslim Personal Law Board To Expand Sharia Courts All Over India To Mediate On Family Disputes

All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), India’s highest decision-making body on Muslim affairs has planned to open Darul-Qaza or Sharia courts in all the districts of the country. He further added that the board is also of the view that the increased number of these Sharia courts will encourage people to approach them for disputes arising out of family and property matters. read

 
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