Articles for Mediators
Book Review: Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek’s SPLITTING AMERICA: How Politicians, Super PACs and the News Media Mirror High Conflict Divorce
By Ken Neumann | Dysfunctional Families, Dysfunctional Politics: Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek, two seasoned Family Mediators, one a psychologist and one a family law attorney, recently joined forces to write about how politicians and the media mirror high conflict divorces.
Legal Stuff Matters: Review of The Divorce Dance by Financial Planner Stan Corey: A Fascinating Book About Divorce Financial Settlements
By Larry Gaughan | In The Divorce Dance, Stan Corey has written a readable novel about the divorce process and has seamlessly woven into his narrative a great “how to” book on avoiding the traps of the divorce process.
By Bill Eddy | California has been a leader in providing laws which encourage and protect mediation since the early 1980s. Confidentiality is at the core of those laws. A proposed revision to the laws has the mediation community in California up in arms.
By Peter Yarrow | An exciting idea emerged about the possible use of music by APFM practitioners that parallels the use of music in our Operation Respect work.
Next Generation Now: How Family Law Attorneys Can Advocate for Clients By Educating Them About Children
By Michael Aurit, JD, MDR | Child custody battles rage on in every city and town in America. Many of these divorce wars revolve around each parent accusing the other of some degree of bad parenting that has negatively affected their children. Parents often point to the child’s behavior as evidence of the child’s “true feelings” or of the other’s poor parenting. Lawyers can best serve such clients by helping them learn more about normal child behavior.
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