Family & Divorce Mediation Articles
How can you help clients when the other party disappears?
This article is designed to shift how we manage people in emotionally intense situations.
The APFM, NAFCM, MBB & ACR have joined Mediate.com's groundbreaking efforts to set America on a better path by sponsoring the "National Mediation Policy Act" (NMPA). The Act declares a national policy favoring voluntary mediation over disputes being litigated, remaining unresolved or resulting in violence.
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.
Divorce taints the line of communication between couples, as the multitude of emotions circulating between them makes it toughto remain civil.
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.
With the increasing popularity of Pinterest, the concept of “do-it-yourself” or “DIY” projects have become enticing for many.
You’re 45, and finally on the other side of your divorce.
It feels productive to toss out ideas for a solution and demonstrate how much we want to help. But it’s usually unproductive if we haven’t done something essential first: Make sure we understand the problem from their frame of reference.
Financial matters are a primary topic of discussion in divorce mediation.
For separating couples looking for an alternative to court proceedings, mediation can be hugely helpful in finding resolutions to the most contentious issues.
Whether you are divorced or considering divorce, you’ve probably heard the dreaded catch phrase “high conflict parents”.
Family mediation is becoming increasingly popular for families in the UK to help resolve conflict and reach agreements surrounding children or finances or in some circumstances, both.
“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.
New Interview with Don Saposnek - The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society
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.
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
This is a new interview of 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.