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Prenuptial Agreements: What Do The Statistical Trends Say? author.

Prenuptial Agreements: What Do The Statistical Trends Say?

Mediation is an excellent choice when two upcoming spouses want a neutral process to discuss and finalize the financial terms...

By Roseann Vanella
Recreating Mediation Practice and Theory Afresh – Saying Goodbye to Roscoe Pound and the Legal Profession author.

Recreating Mediation Practice and Theory Afresh – Saying Goodbye to Roscoe Pound and the Legal Profession

It’s time for mediation to claim its place as a stand-alone profession freed from being just an alternative to the...

By Greg Rooney
First We Take Manhattan author.

First We Take Manhattan

Leonard Cohen’s protest song about terrorism was, he said in a 1988 interview, about the power of ideas to shake...

By Tony Guise
Top 10 Questions About Child Support author.

Top 10 Questions About Child Support

Top 10 Questions About Child Support One of the most talked-about issues in separation is the issue of child support....

By Marian Grande
Should You Agree to Mediate When You Think Your Spouse is a Narcissist? author.

Should You Agree to Mediate When You Think Your Spouse is a Narcissist?

Narcissus, the Greek god who fell so deeply in love with himself that his self-adoration ultimately led to his demise,...

By Jill Rynkowski Doyle
Confidence in Conflict: Three Methods to Resolving Conflict Without Losing Your Cool author.

Confidence in Conflict: Three Methods to Resolving Conflict Without Losing Your Cool

In coaching we often suggest clients that they “keep Amy in the backseat” when you’re in a conflict. We are...

By Denise French, MAFF, CVA, CDFA, CRPC
 Marital Mediation: Where Are We Going? author.

 Marital Mediation: Where Are We Going?

by Susan Boardman In an effort to try to answer the question that serves as the title of this article,...

By Susan K. Boardman
7 Tips for Parents Talking to the Kids About Divorce or Separation author.

7 Tips for Parents Talking to the Kids About Divorce or Separation

I’ve recently been helping some parents think through how and when to talk to their children about their divorce.  Here...

By Joy Rosenthal
Beware of Email Agreements! author.

Beware of Email Agreements!

The American Bar Association published a story warning us all to be careful about settling by email. It recited the...

By Phyllis Pollack
Will You or the Conflict Be Something You’ll Laugh at Some Day? author.

Will You or the Conflict Be Something You’ll Laugh at Some Day?

It’s somewhat counterintuitive to think and say we actually laugh at our interpersonal disputes! But, in my work as a...

By Cinnie Noble
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 16: Moving from Combative to Collaborative with Teresa Harlow author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 16: Moving from Combative to Collaborative with Teresa Harlow

The Mediate.com Podcast, hosted by mediator Veronica Cravener, covers everything in the world of mediation. In Episode 16, Teresa Harlow--author, speaker, and...

By Teresa Harlow, Veronica Cravener
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 15: Confidence, Networking, and Relationship Building with Stephanie Hanna author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 15: Confidence, Networking, and Relationship Building with Stephanie Hanna

The Mediate.com Podcast, hosted by mediator Veronica Cravener, covers everything in the world of mediation: conflict resolution, best practices, ethics,...

By Stephanie Hanna, Veronica Cravener
What Are the Benefits of Mediation When Getting a Divorce? author.

What Are the Benefits of Mediation When Getting a Divorce?

by Alice Garcia Divorces tend to be difficult and costly. In complicated situations, mediation can be an alternative that reduces...

By Alice Garcia
Invisible Rules and Conflict author.

Invisible Rules and Conflict

Invisible rules can lead to conflict. Are you unconsciously expecting other people to automatically follow your invisible rules? If so, you may...

By Lorraine Segal
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 14: What Mediators Should Know About Conflict with Cinnie Noble author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 14: What Mediators Should Know About Conflict with Cinnie Noble

The Mediate.com Podcast, hosted by mediator Veronica Cravener, covers everything in the world of mediation: Episode 14 focuses on: What Mediators...

By Cinnie Noble, Veronica Cravener
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 13: Roadmap to Professional Development for Mediators with Susan Guthrie author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 13: Roadmap to Professional Development for Mediators with Susan Guthrie

The Mediate.com Podcast, hosted by mediator Veronica Cravener, covers everything in the world of mediation. Episode 13 features Susan Guthrie...

By Susan Guthrie, Veronica Cravener
Parenthood Changed My Conflict Style author.

Parenthood Changed My Conflict Style

Part One in a three-part series applying insights from conflict styles to parent-child relationships.  By Laura Bowles, coach and mediator,...

By Laura Bowles
Values in Mediation author.

Values in Mediation

Values are a set of beliefs we hold onto and fall back on whenever we speak or act. They are...

By Lauren Kominkiewicz
Know Your Worth author.

Know Your Worth

“Know your worth. You must find the courage to leave the table if respect is no longer being served.” Tene Edwards...

By Cinnie Noble
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 6:  Resolving Co-Parenting Disputes via Text Message with Jonathan Verk author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 6:  Resolving Co-Parenting Disputes via Text Message with Jonathan Verk

In this episode, Jonathan Verk--co-Founder and CEO of co-Parenter--discusses the co-Parenter app, mediating co-parenting disputes via text, and the impact...

By Jonathan Verk, Veronica Cravener
Mastering Moments as Mediators author.

Mastering Moments as Mediators

“I master the moment, or the moment will master me.” ~ Gandhi  Maroon lockers line the high school hallways. I...

By Clare Fowler
Why are You and Your Sibling Fighting Over Your Parent’s House? author.

Why are You and Your Sibling Fighting Over Your Parent’s House?

Your parent died a few months ago. That, in and of itself, is tragic enough. You’re neck deep in the...

By Kamela Love
Four Tips from my Difficult Discussion with Dad about Driving author.

Four Tips from my Difficult Discussion with Dad about Driving

I was recently nominated by my brothers to tell my 90-year-old father that it was time to stop driving. The...

By Janet Chance
A Better Understanding of Premarital Mediation author.

A Better Understanding of Premarital Mediation

This past week I gave a three-hour training to almost 20 family mediators on premarital mediation. We discussed how they...

By Amanda Singer
Write Your Own Script author.

Write Your Own Script

The woman was distraught. Her son had set out to that place called America, where the streets were “paved with...

By Mordechai Rhine
Lawyers’ Math and Mediation author.

Lawyers’ Math and Mediation

Legend has it that a judge once stated aloud, “the older a case gets the less valuable it becomes” (to...

By Donald Cripe
Self-Care author.

Self-Care

The real story of healing As mediators and people working at the front line of conflict it can be overlooked...

By Michelle Brenner
Mediate.com Offers New Family Dispute Resolution Training! author.

Mediate.com Offers New Family Dispute Resolution Training!

Mediate.com has launched a revolutionary family & divorce mediation training.  This article discusses the factors that led to the making...

By Clare Fowler
The Importance of Workplace Appreciation (And How to Express It) author.

The Importance of Workplace Appreciation (And How to Express It)

Most of us like to feel appreciated in the workplace, though we’re not always willing to admit that praise is...

By Jeremy Pollack
No Shortcuts when it Comes to Conflict author.

No Shortcuts when it Comes to Conflict

I like this quote by Beverly Sills – it applies to just about everything! When it comes to interpersonal conflict...

By Cinnie Noble

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