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Fight Right author.

Fight Right

Sometimes when I am working with couples in conflict, I think, “Oh, they care about each other so much, it’s...

By Joy Rosenthal
Parenting Changed My Conflict Style author.

Parenting Changed My Conflict Style

Being a parent changes many things!  For me,  my conflict style was one of those. On the Style Matters inventory, my highest...

By Ronald S. Kraybill
The Volatility of Child Custody Cases Highlights the Importance of Mediation author.

The Volatility of Child Custody Cases Highlights the Importance of Mediation

Tragic stories about child custody disputes are frequently in the news cycle. Whether it's parental kidnapping or even more extreme...

By Zarira Love
Divorcing with Children: Have you thought about Nesting? author.

Divorcing with Children: Have you thought about Nesting?

Separating and divorcing parents spend much time worrying.  They worry about how and when they will separate; they worry if...

By Dr. Lynne C. Halem
Enhancing Divorce Mediation Outcomes: The Role of a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst author.

Enhancing Divorce Mediation Outcomes: The Role of a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst

A Strategic Partnership for Mediators As professional mediators, you understand that the complexities of divorce extend beyond emotional and legal...

By Leah Hadley, AFC, CDFA
Have You Considered the Tax Consequences of Your Divorce Agreement? author.

Have You Considered the Tax Consequences of Your Divorce Agreement?

Most divorcing couples come to the table knowing that division of assets, time with children, and money are all areas...

By Dr. Lynne C. Halem
Should We Wait Until After the Holidays to Start Our Divorce? author.

Should We Wait Until After the Holidays to Start Our Divorce?

January is known as “Divorce Month” because couples who have decided to divorce during the last quarter of the year often wait...

By Roseann Vanella
ODR in Family Law: Developments in Texas – and the Rest of the World author.

ODR in Family Law: Developments in Texas – and the Rest of the World

This program took place Thursday, November 9, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Central (online) Co-sponsored by Texas A&M University...

By Nancy Welsh, Colin Rule, Richard Shannon, Darren Gingras, Anita Savage, Laura Kistemaker, Tawanna Lynn Cesare
How to Deal with Emotional Turbulence During Divorce Mediation? author.

How to Deal with Emotional Turbulence During Divorce Mediation?

Divorce, often regarded as one of life’s most stressful experiences, presents a host of emotional challenges for the individuals involved....

By Roseann Vanella
Leveraging Mediation to Foster Mental Health During Divorce author.

Leveraging Mediation to Foster Mental Health During Divorce

Embarking on a journey through separation? Learn how mediation nourishes the mental health of families, offering a beacon of hope...

By Ms Alice Garcia
Family Trial by Jury vs Mediation author.

Family Trial by Jury vs Mediation

When divorce and child custody cases go to trial, they're usually bench trials, i.e., a judge makes the decision. But...

By Ben Coltrin
Differences Between Collaborative Divorce and Mediation author.

Differences Between Collaborative Divorce and Mediation

When it comes to filing for divorce, many may conjure up the image of a lengthy, contentious court trial. While...

By Kirsten Capalbo
Mediate University Course Bundles Have Now Expanded author.

Mediate University Course Bundles Have Now Expanded

Mediation Training Course Bundles Are you entering the mediation field? Satisfy your mediation training requirements and save hundreds of dollars...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Are You Really Ready for Divorce? The 8 Questions You Need to Ask author.

Are You Really Ready for Divorce? The 8 Questions You Need to Ask

Your marriage is in question and you're facing a real dilemma. You may be the one who is deciding should...

By Bruce Derman, Wendy Gregson
Who Says Mediation is Not for Complex Cases? author.

Who Says Mediation is Not for Complex Cases?

Mediation has rightfully earned a reputation as being a generally easier and less expensive road to divorce. Unfortunately, it has...

By Scott Levin
Dealing with Gatekeeper Parents author.

Dealing with Gatekeeper Parents

Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D., presents a 1.5-hour course describing the current research on Gatekeeper parents, who present unique challenges to...

By Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D
Separated? Consider the Butterfly Effect author.

Separated? Consider the Butterfly Effect

A division supported by the legal system is stressful, expensive, and prolonged; if you have children, it will impact them...

By Amy Robertson
Elevating Your Child’s Voice in Divorce Mediation author.

Elevating Your Child’s Voice in Divorce Mediation

Arrangements for child custody — whether agreed upon by parents or ordered by a judge — must be in the...

By Zarira Love
Honoring AFCC’s 60th Anniversary author.

Honoring AFCC’s 60th Anniversary

This article honors the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) 60th Anniversary Celebration now taking place in Los Angeles....

By James Melamed, J.D.
Divorce Mediator & Attorney – What’s the Difference? author.

Divorce Mediator & Attorney – What’s the Difference?

“Do you have a lawyer, or are you going with mediation?” If you’re starting the divorce process (or the post-judgment...

By Sarah Jacobs
Navigating a High Conflict Divorce author.

Navigating a High Conflict Divorce

Divorces often start from a place of conflict or stress, but some divorces are more contentious than others.  A number...

By Sarah Jacobs
Inside the Mediation Room with Guest Ken Neumann author.

Inside the Mediation Room with Guest Ken Neumann

In this episode, Michael and Karen Aurit interview Ken Neumann. Ken is an expert in the field of family and...

By Ken Neumann, Karen Aurit, Michael Aurit
Notice to Mediate: When to serve one in British Columbia author.

Notice to Mediate: When to serve one in British Columbia

If you've just opened your divorce case in British Columbia, see if you and your ex can talk through your...

By Ben Coltrin
What If We Don’t Agree on Everything in Divorce Mediation? author.

What If We Don’t Agree on Everything in Divorce Mediation?

Divorce mediation does not always end in a full agreement. Sometimes, there are a few topics you can't agree on...

By Zarira Love
New Jersey: Why Divorce Mediation is Needed More Than Ever author.

New Jersey: Why Divorce Mediation is Needed More Than Ever

Spouses who are planning to get a divorce in New Jersey in 2023 are in for a very unpleasant surprise....

By Roseann Vanella
Uncertain Times call for Creative Problem Solving for Divorcing Couples author.

Uncertain Times call for Creative Problem Solving for Divorcing Couples

At present, divorcing couples are being required to make decisions in the midst of an environment marked by uncertainty and...

By Dr. Lynne C. Halem
Revisiting a Parenting Plan in the New Year author.

Revisiting a Parenting Plan in the New Year

A parenting plan is a living document. It should change as your family's needs change.  The new year is a...

By Zarira Love
Why Family Mediation is like Climbing a Mountain author.

Why Family Mediation is like Climbing a Mountain

Most of my family mediation clients need a separation agreement and they understand this. They do not always understand all...

By Amy Robertson
New Year, New You: 3 Resolutions Worth Making author.

New Year, New You: 3 Resolutions Worth Making

Starting over can seem impossible after divorce. We may have lost who we are, had our future erased, or felt hopeless....

By Melissa Provence
Who Can I Bring To Custody Mediation? author.

Who Can I Bring To Custody Mediation?

Walking into custody mediation can feel intimidating. You'll have to speak openly about what you believe is best for your...

By Zarira Love

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