Family & Divorce Mediation Articles
This article explains what a consulting attorney does for divorce mediation clients, and why this review is particularly helpful in developing the self-represented client’s capacity to give informed consent to an agreement that may contain unusual or non-standard terms.
Family business succession can be joyous when there is a succession plan. But when there’s no plan in place, it can be anything but joyous.
Romance is far from being everything in marriages that grow and thrive, and it’s certainly not the only thing as couples discover the challenges of everyday living.
Researchers concluded that “‘People intuitively chose to become angry… They believed they would become more effective competitors.’”
Attention Mediators in the State of Texas: Mandatory Training Required for Family Neutrals by January 2018
To be qualified to serve as an impartial third party under Subchapter C, Chapter 154 of the Civil Practice and Remedies Code, additional training is required of Family Mediators and other third party neutrals on or before January 1, 2018.
Now celebrating our 22nd Year, Mediate.com has been recognized as a Top Law Firm Directory. Mediate.com is the overall 8th ranked law firm directory and the only mediation or ADR directory listed!
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Andrew Schepard, a leading professor, editor and writer of family law and mediation, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
According to Alexa.com, Mediate.com is most visited and most linked mediation website. In business since 1996, Mediate.com has over 6 million annual site visitors and serves as a bridge between professionals offering dispute resolution services and clients needing these services.
As they say, if two people always agree, one of them is unnecessary.
This article provides an approach to positive co-parenting while enduring a divorce. This involves constructive communication, renovating hostile environments, and having the mediator pose as a role model for a positive co-parenting experience.
How Will the Way We Resolve Our Workplace and Family Business Disputes Impact our Thanksgiving Meal?
The opposition in disputes is not “the other side”, because I don’t see a workplace in terms of having two sides – employees vs. employers.
In the spirit of Honest Abe, New York again celebrated Mediation Settlement Day on October 18 this year with a host of activities designed to promote mediation as a means of resolving disputes without going to court.
The authors have peeled back the protective cloak of confidentiality just enough to provide a glimpse of the wild, the unpredictable, and the utterly preposterous things that have happened in real mediations.
The role of ADR in the aged care sector has a chequered history with regulatory bodies and dispute resolution processes frequently changing in response to public concerns and budgetary considerations.
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Chip Rose, a national leader in the fields of divorce mediation and collaborative practice, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
An Important Choice: What to Do and Say After Violence?
The article is about general foundations and principles of mediation in all aspects (e.g. family, LGBT, divorce, commercial, global, workplace, pet mediation, child custody) as it explores the depth and truth of multi-dimensions in relationships and love.
This article outlines what couples need to do in order to face the numerous dilemmas that are inherent in divorce. If people have not resolved their dilemmas before the divorce, they go through the process trying to manage their fear in different ways by hiding their doubt, responsibility; vulnerability, or dependency.
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.
If you are a member of a family, whether it is as father, mother, child, sibling or an extended member, there will be conflict.
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Nina Meierding filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
What insight do you have into your conflict?
Well over 90% of all divorce cases are resolved by agreements, but there are two divergent methods for negotiating those agreements.
Another big idea on peace and justice from the career of Morton Deutsch.
“From litigation to conflict resolution” describes what happens with most contested legal disputes; they tend to follow a trajectory from an adversarial to a more cooperative process.
When you are in conflict, what are your unmet needs? What are the unmet needs of the person with whom you are in conflict?
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Zena Zumeta, long time mediator, trainer and former President of the Academy of Family Mediators, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.'
In 2007, after twenty-three, war-torn years of litigation, I just knew that there had to be a better way of resolving conflict in people’s lives. Thus began my quest – my journey into the world of alternate dispute resolution.
In this article, I aim to identify two opposite interests associated with the settlement of domestic violence cases, and look at the Indian law to see how those two interests are equitably balanced, therefore, providing a recommended way forward, not necessarily a perfect one, to handle cases related to domestic violence.
If you believe someone is aggressive, could they behave more aggressively with you than with others?
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