By Larry Gaughan | Even during divorce, perhaps the best way to describe our paths through life is that we are each on a spiritual journey. Mediators can help people refocus on their new spiritual journeys through the material world of present family finances and future security.
By Virginia Colin | Many ways to divorce: kitchen table, mediation, neutral case evaluation, counseling, collaborative law, attorney negotiations, going to trial — Choose wisely.
By Steve Erickson | Mediators, frustrated judges, attorneys, therapists, clergy and the husbands and wives who use the inherently adversarial court system for divorce must band together to create change.
By Bruce D. Clarkin | The pain, fear and anger that accompany divorce are the grist for our mediation process and, as we start the process, we often do now know how the process will be informed by those emotions.
By Marta J. Papa | Now married same-sex couples have the same legal benefits and responsibilities as married heterosexual couples. They also face the same challenges if they decide to divorce. Details…
By Bill Eddy | Which is more likely to cause harm to individuals or families: letting them choose a mediator who is not an attorney to write their parenting plans and divorce agreements, or insisting that divorce agreements must be written by lawyers whose job is to act as zealous advocates for their clients?