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Concurrent Mediation Of Parental Disputes And Of Parent-Teen Conflicts author.

Concurrent Mediation Of Parental Disputes And Of Parent-Teen Conflicts

It may come as no surprise that conflicts between teenagers and their parents may escalate in the midst of separation...

By Cory Mathews
A Glimmer of Light: Divorce & Breakups May Not Feel As Bad As You Think author.

A Glimmer of Light: Divorce & Breakups May Not Feel As Bad As You Think

From Rina Goodman's Transforming Conflict Blog In the beginning, there is disbelief and fear. Questions such as, "What am I...

By Rina M. Goodman
Don’t Use “Force” author.

Don’t Use “Force”

“I won’t force the children to go with the other parent,” is one of the statements I hear sometimes from...

By Bill Eddy
Mediation Steps author.

Mediation Steps

From the Real Divorce Mediation Blog of Nancy Hudgins and Debra Synovec What are the steps involved in mediation?Locate and...

By Debra Synovec, Nancy Hudgins
Relationships Matter author.

Relationships Matter

From the Blog of Phyllis G. Pollack.        Every mediator can tell the tale in which the parties are discussing...

By Phyllis Pollack
Saying Good-bye! author.

Saying Good-bye!

From the Real Divorce Mediation Blog of Nancy Hudgins and Debra Synovec Tip: Remember to NOT fall in love with...

By Debra Synovec, Nancy Hudgins
Parkinson, Lisa: Differences Between US and UK in Family Law – Video author.

Parkinson, Lisa: Differences Between US and UK in Family Law – Video

Lisa Parkinson discusses how the legal systems treat family law and family mediation in different states in the US whereas...

By Lisa Parkinson
Key To The Puzzle! author.

Key To The Puzzle!

From the Real Divorce Mediation Blog of Nancy Hudgins and Debra Synovec Divorce mediation is a client centered, transparent, flexible...

By Debra Synovec, Nancy Hudgins
Chose Your Future! author.

Chose Your Future!

From the Real Divorce Mediation Blog of Nancy Hudgins and Debra Synovec Do you want to control your future or...

By Debra Synovec, Nancy Hudgins
Mediation House Calls For Divorcing Couples author.

Mediation House Calls For Divorcing Couples

Although I hate to admit it, I’m actually old enough to remember the days when the family doctor made house...

By Diane J. Levin
Money Talk! author.

Money Talk!

From the Real Divorce Mediation Blog of Nancy Hudgins and Debra Synovec Most people don't have piles of money to...

By Debra Synovec, Nancy Hudgins
Rose, Chip: Beginnings of Collaborative Law – Video author.

Rose, Chip: Beginnings of Collaborative Law – Video

Chip Rose talks about his first introduction to collaborative law and how it seemed to fill the gap between traditional...

By Chip Rose
Working Together after Divorce – The Mediated Road to Success author.

Working Together after Divorce – The Mediated Road to Success

The world of divorce is a place with an infinite number of stories that play out as a short list...

By Blair Trippe, Rikk Larsen
Sharon Pickett – A Remembrance author.

Sharon Pickett – A Remembrance

Sharon M. Pickett 10/29/49 – 8/30/08 A Remembrance by Carl Schneider My wife, Sharon Pickett, 58, died of breast cancer...

By Carl Schneider
They Started To Fight When The Money Got Tight author.

They Started To Fight When The Money Got Tight

The value of Sandy and Rob’s house is falling. The prospect of acquiring one let alone two alternative homes is...

By Richard Sharp
Stocking Stuffer! author.

Stocking Stuffer!

From the Real Divorce Mediation Blog of Nancy Hudgins and Debra Synovec Fill your stocking by doing tax planning! Yes,...

By Debra Synovec, Nancy Hudgins
Peace and Joy! author.

Peace and Joy!

From the Real Divorce Mediation Blog of Nancy Hudgins and Debra Synovec Holidays can be a sad and stressful time...

By Debra Synovec, Nancy Hudgins
Keep Kids Out Of The Middle! author.

Keep Kids Out Of The Middle!

From the Real Divorce Mediation Blog of Nancy Hudgins and Debra Synovec Do you want your children to thrive after...

By Debra Synovec, Nancy Hudgins
A Glimpse into the Separation of Two Gay Couples author.

A Glimpse into the Separation of Two Gay Couples

Gay couples, not unlike straight couples, have different stories to tell, different issues to resolve. Yet since Massachusetts’s legalization of...

By Dr. Lynne C. Halem
5 Realities About Prenuptial Agreements  — Why Having One May Be a Bad Choice for Your Marriage author.

5 Realities About Prenuptial Agreements — Why Having One May Be a Bad Choice for Your Marriage

Recently many articles have been appearing on the internet extolling the virtues of entering into a prenuptial or premarital agreement...

By Laurie Israel
Happy Thanksgiving! author.

Happy Thanksgiving!

From the Real Divorce Mediation Blog of Nancy Hudgins and Debra Synovec Holidays can be a stressful time for many...

By Debra Synovec, Nancy Hudgins
When To Start Mediation author.

When To Start Mediation

From the Real Divorce Mediation Blog of Nancy Hudgins and Debra Synovec “When is the best time to start mediation?”Ask...

By Debra Synovec, Nancy Hudgins
Telling The Children author.

Telling The Children

From the Real Divorce Mediation Blog of Nancy Hudgins and Debra Synovec Keep your children from feeling they have to...

By Debra Synovec, Nancy Hudgins
The Best Interests of the Children author.

The Best Interests of the Children

From the Real Divorce Mediation Blog of Nancy Hudgins and Debra Synovec We encourage parents during divorce to put their...

By Nancy Hudgins
Wild Ride! author.

Wild Ride!

From the Real Divorce Mediation Blog The stock market’s been a wild ride over the past year and unlike rides...

By Debra Synovec
No Dukes author.

No Dukes

From the Real Divorce Mediation Blog I liken litigation to duking it out. There are three main drawbacks to litigation....

By Nancy Hudgins
Open The Door To A Better Future! author.

Open The Door To A Better Future!

From the Real Divorce Mediation Blog“Isn’t mediating in the same room only for couples who are cooperative? I don’t feel...

By Debra Synovec, Nancy Hudgins
Blended Families:  Protecting Children The Second Time Around author.

Blended Families: Protecting Children The Second Time Around

Second marriages are a time for new beginnings, dreams of romance and adventure may abound. Then, too, there are the...

By Dr. Lynne C. Halem
John Haynes Distinguished Mediator Award Presented to Peter Salem author.

John Haynes Distinguished Mediator Award Presented to Peter Salem

Peter Salem has been awarded the John Haynes Distinguished Mediator Award by the Association for Conflict Resolution. The award is...

By Peter Salem
Contemplating My Navel and Conflict Resolution author.

Contemplating My Navel and Conflict Resolution

At my age, I find my thoughts wandering backwards in time, with long-lost memories bubbling up occasionally. I ponder these...

By Laurie Israel

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