Family & Divorce Mediation Articles
ACR Taskforce on Safety: Recommended Guidelines -- Part 1 in Series
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.
Family Mediation 2.0 - Integrating Online Capacities
Dramatic changes are coming to family mediation programs and practices in the U.S. In the court context, The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the Pew Charitable Trusts (Pew) are now leading the way to expand online access to justice, including online dispute resolution (ODR).
A Guide: How to Collect Text, Message, Phone and Email Evidence
This article is aimed at clients working with collaborative practitioners, therapists, or legal counsel who need to document text message and email conversations for evidence or as a reference, a summary of what to document, and how to document so that what is captured will be admissible, if required.
Use of Mediation During Divorce Proceedings in India
In this blog post, Saakshi Jain, student, Amity University, Lucknow Campus writes about Mediation, a must and compulsory process in India. This post also covers the need, advantages, and disadvantages of mediation and its impact on Indian divorces.
Disputing at a Panchayat Meeting
When I was twenty-two years old, I did a two-year stint as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Here is a brief account of a dispute resolution meeting with a local governing council called the panchayat.
Three Sides to Every Story
When we talk about an interpersonal dispute between two people, we commonly say there are two sides to every story – the other person’s version of events and issues and our own.
Divorce Done Differently!
As soon as you begin to contemplate divorce, the nauseating, panic-attack-inducing realization of losing half of your net worth kicks in and you find yourself wondering if it’s even worth it to consider leaving if you’re just going to end up broke and starving.
Mediating with Families, 4th Edition - Book Review
Mediating with Families is an excellent resource both for practitioners and teachers/trainers of family mediation. It includes a broad discussion of family mediation, with techniques, case examples, resources and theory. It is an excellent addition to the field.
7 Signs You May Need Marriage Mediation
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Every marriage goes through some rough patches, and unfortunately, trying to figure it out on your own can often lead to crucial things being left unsaid and strong relationships ending up on the rocks.