(12/12/19)Natalie J. Armstrong, Louise Phipps Senft
By creating a space for change, Louise helps people get back on track so they can work more successfully with their advisors.
The capacity for forgiveness runs deep in our genes.
This article shows a clear timeline for mediating your divorce. The purpose of mediation is to get you talking about how to settle every issue right away, so the process is usually much faster, much less expensive, much less stressful and overall much more satisfying than litigation.
As part of a broader commitment to expand JAMS’ global footprint, the JAMS International Operations group recently organized an event in Beijing, China.
What do you do when work treats you “like family”?
Recently, a divorced parent asked me my opinion on how to go about giving holiday gifts to her children.
What does it mean to learn the art of verbal self-defense?
This article discusses a medical diagnosis--due to bias.
The Singapore Convention parallels the New York Convention for Arbitration by legitimizing mediation as a dispute resolution method for international commercial transactions.
If you are, as they say, a left-brained person, you may find it difficult to manage conflict in the workplace when it springs up between employees.
One way schools can equip students with the skills to address conflict is through peer mediation.
I am willing to respect you even though I might not admire or look up to you for the accomplishments you are credited with.
The fundamental concept of the Convention began in 1958 with the signing of the New York Convention. That concept is the obligation of contracting nation states to give effect to private agreements emerging from alternative dispute resolution.
It took just a moment in time: 6 August 1945 at 8:15am.
When we submit your divorce papers to the court in order to obtain a Judgment of Divorce (JOD), the terms of the Settlement Agreement become the law.
Commitment to the reasonable man theory, a building block to many constitutions, is a commitment to one’s higher self, rather than to one’s instinct. Training individuals to act in a way that’s reasonable, creates internal checks and balances.
As well as working with a skilled divorce lawyer, it can be in your interest to take advice from an experienced pension planner in order to achieve good solutions to these sorts of issues.
If the thought of enduring a meal—let alone an entire weekend—with your family or in-laws has you tensing up then you might want to keep reading.
(11/29/19)Martin Navarro Sanchez
In October 2019, JAMS and the Arbitration Center of Mexico (CAM) jointly organized an academic event at the InterContinental Presidente Mexico City.
Conflict is something we typically try to avoid, especially when we’re talking about business environments.
Thanksgiving can be a particularly difficult holiday to plan for and experience for parents and children after divorce.
This is an interview with Dr. Lesley Cook discussing the importance of understanding your neurodiverse clients in the educational, family, and workplace fields.
A Yoruban proverb goes “Words are like spears: Once they leave your lips they can never come back.”
(11/22/19)Ronald S. Kraybill
As we accept the reality of our own pain and struggle, and begin to recognize their universality, we open ourselves to the voice of the soul.
Is it an interruption or a cultural difference?
This weekend, I saw the movie, Harriet, a riveting film about Harriet Tubman. I learned about how to guide people through conflict.
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In cases where discrimination has occurred, mediation becomes trickier and sometimes it seems the only way to bring reconciliation is through a trial.