Family & Divorce Mediation Articles
“I only want what is equitable. That is my operating principle.”
Mediators come from a number of professional backgrounds, but lawyers and therapists are seemingly the most highly represented within their ranks.
The people of New Zealand can be confident that children and families are at the front of the minds of an independent panel on family justice based on the panel's first report released last month.
In that couple-week wait from scheduling to the first meeting, could be a ripe and highly motivated time for Mediation clients to tune up on skillful communications.
‘Child Custody’ is becoming an outdated concept.
According to brand new 3/31/2019 data from Alexa.com, Mediate.com is most visited and most linked mediator directory website, by far!
Now entering our 24th year, Mediate.com is recognized as a Top Law Firm Directory for SEO! Mediate.com is the 8th ranked lawyer directory. No other mediation or ADR directory is listed in the top 100!
Couples from all backgrounds can benefit from help from diverse family law practitioners.
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.
In this article, Anveksha Padhye does a critical analysis on whether mediation is an effective ADR mechanism or not.
This article illustrates the use of mediation in child protection (juvenile dependency) cases, a practice that has increased substantially in America’s juvenile courts over the past five years.
This is a study on models of helping couples stay married. Please find enclosed a letter of invitation to the study.
New Interview with Ken Cloke - The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society
New interview with mediation leader and author Ken Cloke by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society" video series.
New Interview with Nina Meierding - The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society
New interview with Nina Meierding by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society" video series.
A small group of us in British Columbia have been collectively grappling with what we can do to leverage the uncertainty created by a time of great change.
Innovate with ideas, try to think outside the box when it comes to solutions.
This article discusses working with your children’s developmental needs when creating a parenting plan.
During my more than 30 years of practicing law, I have found that the great majority of divorcing couples are unaware of their options.
You’re getting married soon and you’re excited about it. But wait!
Just like with child custody, determining who will take care of the pets after a divorce can be a difficult topic.
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.
How many times have you left a conversation with a loved one feeling frustrated; like they didn’t listen to a single thing you said?
“You might be wrong. Your voice can be big. Genuinely listen.”
When you can’t agree even with your best effort, having fallback criteria can break the agreement logjam and allow you get on with other things.
When we think holidays, we think magical time of year for children.
Mediate.com and the Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM) have worked together to produce 4 new online video courses Check out the trailers for all 4 of these new courses and then order at www.mediate.com/University. Note the special holiday pricing of only $199 for all 4 courses this month only!
Following up on two previous articles, this article taps into 24 years of mediation experience and provides divorcing couples with tips that will help them navigate their divorce and mediation process in sane and healthy manner and will help them stay in control of the process.
Sometime between 480 and 221 BC during China’s Warring States Period, a general named Wu wrote a short and now widely read treatise on how to win a big fight. The highest excellence, he said, is the “sheathed sword,” achieving your goal without fighting.
Thanksgiving was a few days ago, and I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Happy Turkey Day!
It often seems that we carry a heaviness in ourselves – our hearts, our heads, our whole beings – when we are in conflict with another person.
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