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.
What do you do when work treats you “like family”?
(12/11/19)I. Jay Safier
This article will discuss how benefits are distributed to two people who are now divorced.
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.
The Singapore Convention parallels the New York Convention for Arbitration by legitimizing mediation as a dispute resolution method for international commercial transactions.
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.
It took just a moment in time: 6 August 1945 at 8:15am.
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.
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.
The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) Taskforce on Safety in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has drafted the ADR Safety Planning to promote the safety of practitioners and participants in ADR processes. This is part 3 in the series--discussing what mediators can do in cases of extreme violence.
This weekend, I saw the movie, Harriet, a riveting film about Harriet Tubman. I learned about how to guide people through conflict.
The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) Taskforce on Safety in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has drafted the ADR Safety Planning to promote the safety of practitioners and participants in ADR processes. This is part 2 in the series--discussing mediators can do in cases of violence.
(11/15/19)Olatunji Oniyaomebi, Bouchra Azizy
Culture influences conflict outbreak, conflict perception, conflict escalation, and conflict resolution.
Case evaluation, much maligned but still regularly utilized in Michigan, can help parties close the final gap to resolution. But what if your matter needs more than this?
As a business owner, it’s extremely important to familiarize yourself with dispute resolution and the processes you need to take depending on the severity of a case.
Charlie Irvine in his recent Kluwer blog (Mediation Values: Still Searching) suggested it is our values that determine what we do or say in a mediation rather than any techniques we learn as mediators.
This is an interview with Stephen Kotev by Clare Fowler discussing strategies for safety in mediation.
The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) Taskforce on Safety in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has drafted the ADR Safety Planning to promote the safety of practitioners and participants in ADR processes. This is part 1 in the series--discussing the ideology and process approach of the Taskforce.
Jim began mediating in 1983 and was the first President and Executive Director of the Oregon Mediation Association. Jim then served for 6 years as Executive Director of the Academy of Family Mediators (1987-93) and then co-founded Mediate.com with John Helie in 1995. Jim has been CEO of Mediate.com ever since.
(11/04/19)Alberto Elisavetsky, María Victoria Marun
Every action of life implies a movement of the framework of human rationality, of the interdisciplinarity of things, because it is linked to countless facts and actions of life.
One of the initial challenges in mediation that you may face is getting your spouse on board to give it a try.
Montana Mediation Association (MtMA) received a Civil Monetary Penalty Reinvestment Grant to prevent and delay resident discharges from Montana Nursing Homes.
Halloween may not be as meaningful as other seasonal holidays, but for divorced or separated parents and their children, feelings of “missing out” on fun times can be very challenging.
These days are full of turmoil and fast moving social and political issues that quickly escalate into “identity disputes.”
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.
Mediate.com, the world’s most visited dispute resolution site and most used mediator directory, has launched MediateIndia! CAMP, based in Bangalore, is the Foundational Sponsor for MediateIndia!
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