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CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • May 22

    Reasons Why Some Women Are Happier After They Get Divorced

    Reasons Why Some Women Are Happier After They Get Divorced
    When the Kingston University conducted a study for analyzing whether women had a negative effect after divorce or not, the result was quite surprising. About ten thousand people were surveyed as a part of this research and the respondents…
  • May 14

    How To Befriend Your Ex-Spouse After Divorce

    How To Befriend Your Ex-Spouse After Divorce
    A divorce isn’t always the ‘be all and end all’ of a relationship. A relationship can be defined in many different ways. A divorce ends a legal marriage. It takes a little time to get over the relationship. But you…
  • May 3

    Considering Your Credit Ratings When You Get Divorced

    Considering Your Credit Ratings When You Get Divorced
    If you are getting divorced, it is imperative for you to be cautious so that your credit does not get damaged during the process. Check out some of these common scenarios that you should be vigilant about. It is becoming too much to make the…
Rank this Week: 485

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

Covers collaborative divorce, family law, and mediation. By Adam B. Cordover.

http://familydiplomacy.com/blog
  • May 22

    Review: A Clear and Easy Guide to Collaborative Divorce

    Review: A Clear and Easy Guide to Collaborative Divorce
    There are a lot of great books out there on collaborative divorce.  Some, like Forrest S. Mosten’s Collaborative Divorce Handbook: Helping Families without Going to Court and Pauline Tesler’s Collaborative Law: Achieving…
  • Apr 12

    The Truth: Alimony is Arbitrary

    The Truth: Alimony is Arbitrary
    I recently came across an article on how alimony is awarded in different states.  The article, titled “A Survey of Lawyers’ Observations About the Principles Governing the Award of Spousal Support Throughout the United…
  • Mar 14

    Video: Betty Discusses Her Collaborative Divorce

    Video: Betty Discusses Her Collaborative Divorce
    Choosing how you go through divorce can be a harrowing experience.  Sometimes it is helpful to hear how others have chosen to divorce.  In the video below, from the Tampa Bay Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Betty discusses…
Rank this Week: 2635

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    Job Posting: National Reconnaissance Office

    Job Posting: National Reconnaissance Office
    The U.S. Department of Defense agency and one of the "big five" U.S. intelligence agencies is hiring an Assistant Ombuds. Located in the NRO Office of the Ombuds and Grievance Officer, the position serves as an impartial, neutral, independent…
  • May 22

    Job Posting: Austin Community College District

    Job Posting: Austin Community College District
    The community college system in Central Texas has opened a search for its first Faculty Ombudsperson. The position is open only to current full-time faculty members. The AC C Ombuds will report to the provost and provide confidential and…
  • May 22

    New Ombudsmen to Gather in Netherlands for Annual Conference

    New Ombudsmen to Gather in Netherlands for Annual Conference
    The Organization of News Ombudsmen will hold its 2018 conference in the Netherlands, June 3 to 6.  The theme of this year’s conference is Building Trust – Tools and Ideas for Ombudsmen, Public Editors and Standards Editors to…
Rank this Week: 4270

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • May 21

    The FAA trumps the NLRA: Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis Decided This Morning

    The FAA trumps the NLRA: Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis Decided This Morning
    Here’s are some excerpts of Amy Howe’s run down of the Supreme Court’s opinion in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis on Scotusblog. In 1925, Congress passed the Federal Arbitration Act, which (among other things) provides that an…
  • May 11

    Cross-Cultural Management Study

    Cross-Cultural Management Study
    From our colleague Peter Coleman, Professor of Psychology and Education at Columbia and the Director of Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, (more on him here), we have a  request to help…
  • May 8

    Stone Soup: Young Scholars Report on ABA Conference Program

    Stone Soup: Young Scholars Report on ABA Conference Program
    Don’t you hate it when you want to go to two or three conference programs scheduled at the same time?  Or if you miss a great program because you can’t go to the conference at all?  Or, after you get home from a…
Rank this Week: 213

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 77

Outsourcing Justice

Outsourcing Justice

Covers arbitration law developments. By Imre Szalai.

http://www.outsourcingjustice.com
  • May 21

    Supreme Court’s Epic Systems Decision– A Spartan Kick to Worker

    Supreme Court’s Epic Systems Decision– A Spartan Kick to Worker
    The Supreme Court just issued its ruling in the much-anticipated arbitration cases, Epic Systems, Murphy Oil, and Ernst & Young (click here for the Supreme Court’s decision).  These cases pitted the Federal Arbitration Act…
  • Mar 28

    More on Stormy/Trump Arbitration Saga

    More on Stormy/Trump Arbitration Saga
    Stormy’s attorney just filed a motion for a trial under the FAA and for expedited discovery.  (Here’s a copy of Stormy’s motion and a copy of Stormy’s legal brief). As for discovery, discovery regarding the…
  • Mar 25

    7th Circuit: Child Not Bound By Parent’s Arbitration Clause (and Indirectly, the Supreme Court is Supremely Wrong)

    7th Circuit: Child Not Bound By Parent’s Arbitration Clause (and Indirectly, the Supreme Court is Supremely Wrong)
    The Seventh Circuit recently addressed whether a child could be bound by her parent’s arbitration agreement.  See A.D. v. Credit One Bank, No. 17-1486 (7th Cir. Mar. 22, 2018) (click here for a copy of the decision).  In this…
Rank this Week: 2617

The Finn Blog

The Finn Blog

Covers structured settlements and related products and services from the insurance and legal communities.

http://www.finnfinancialgroup.com/learn-more/blog/
  • May 18

    Yanny or Laurel Justice

    Yanny or Laurel Justice
    May 18, 2018 – Have you caught wind of this Yanny/Laurel thing yet? There are few things that can cause you to question your own sanity more than being positively convinced of something that others are equally convinced is untrue. I…
  • May 2

    A Cure for the CD Blue

    A Cure for the CD Blue
    May 2, 2018 – Stored lovingly in the back of a closet in my house rests a box filled with vinyl record albums of (mostly) rock ‘n’ roll artists whose music I listened to growing up. From The Allman Brothers Band to The…
  • Apr 11

    New Structured Settlement Video

    New Structured Settlement Video
    April 11, 2018 – Courtesy of our friends at Pacific Life, we’re happy share with you today a new educational video designed to help plaintiffs answer a few very basic questions they’re likely to ask themselves when in the…
Rank this Week: 378

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
  • May 13

    Quick Hits - Arbitrability Issue

    Quick Hits - Arbitrability Issue
    Incorporation of AAA Rules gives arbitrator authority to decide question of arbitrabilityThe Second Circuit has rejected a hospital's efforts to vacate an award of Arbitrator Daniel Brent, concluding that the dispute was properly subject to…
  • Apr 29

    Reaction to police discipline award highlights mixed expectations about the issue

    Reaction to police discipline award highlights mixed expectations about the issue
    A recent award, and the reaction to it, highlight the sometimes conflicting expectations involved in arbitration proceedings. While conflicting expectations may not be uncommon, they take on greater significance in matters of police…
  • Apr 22

    Interest arbitration and the need for candor

    Interest arbitration and the need for candor
    Arbitrator Richard Miller reopened and reconsidered an interest arbitration between Hennepin County, MN and Law Enforcement Labor Services, Inc., Local No. 393, concluding that the County had "purposely withheld" information that had been…
Rank this Week: 1055

Practical Academic

Practical Academic

Covers the developments in arbitration and contract law in India and elsewhere.

http://practicalacademic.blogspot.com
Rank this Week: 398

Wakely Mediation & Negotiation…

Wakely Mediation & Negotiation Blog

Covers issues related to dispute resolution and negotiations with a focus on employment and workplace issues. By Dave Wakely.

http://wakelymediation.com/mediation-negotiation-blog/
  • May 10

    Costing Uncertainty

    Costing Uncertainty
    Costing Uncertainty This week’s blog is based on a discussion I had with my spouse recently while booking a vacation. It touches on an important negotiation principle: valuing or costing uncertainty. Most labour negotiations involve…
  • Apr 16

    4 Easy Rules for Bargaining Late

    4 Easy Rules for Bargaining Late
    Years ago when I first got elected to a union bargaining team, I had images of bargaining late with night bargaining sessions and tense exchanges in the early morning hours. After nearly a decade chairing teams and negotiating agreements…
  • Mar 26

    Endowment Bias: I got it & I like it

    Endowment Bias: I got it & I like it
    Our friends at the Harvard Negotiation Project and authors of books like Getting to Yes would have you believe that negotiations is or ought to be a perfectly rational process. We know from our lived experience and countless pop psych books…
Rank this Week: 1682

ADR Times

ADR Times

Covers alternative dispute resolution issues.

http://www.adrtimes.com/
  • May 8

    Problems, Problems Everywhere...

    Problems, Problems Everywhere...
    Anyone who has ever worked as corporate counsel knows it ain’t easy.  Corporate counsel has to deal with lawsuits, human resources, risk management, internal politics, and an ever-changing landscape of compliance landmines.…
  • May 8

    Do Attorneys Obstruct Mediations?

    Do Attorneys Obstruct Mediations?
    Victoria Pynchon’s Settle It Now blog is on my daily list, and a recent post brought to our attention an interesting study on whether, by certain objective standards, attorneys get in the way of mediators’ work.  
  • May 7

    Negotiation

    Negotiation
    When parties negotiate, they usually expect give and take. While they have interlocking goals that they cannot accomplish independently, they usually do not want or need exactly the same thing.
Rank this Week: 2771

Mediation Matters

Mediation Matters

Covers mediation and negotiations. By Steve Mehta.

http://stevemehta.com/blog/
  • Apr 30

    Note to Self: Learn, Unlearn & Repeat

    Note to Self: Learn, Unlearn & Repeat
    To be successful, one must constantly learn and be open to learning.  Not only do case law, statutes and regulations change all the time, technology has drastically changed how law is practiced and how a law office is run as a business.…
  • Apr 26

    Constructive Criticism? Focus on the Constructive part!

    Constructive Criticism? Focus on the Constructive part!
    You have to admit it—nobody is perfect. Getting a compliment can make you feel good and motivated to do more, but criticism, if given and received properly, can help you do your job and serve your clients better, according to an article…
  • Feb 24

    Pick a Mood, any Mood – Just Pick a Good One

    Pick a Mood, any Mood – Just Pick a Good One
    There aren’t many benefits to being in a bad mood, even if that’s your reliable, long-standing default mode. Being in a bad mood can make you less effective, less open to creative solutions, and due to stress, it can affect your…
Rank this Week: 795

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Covers mediation, arbitration and family/divorce law in NJ.

https://www.sannsmediation.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Parental Alienation Day: April 25

    Parental Alienation Day: April 25
    Parental alienation can be a huge problem for divorced or estranged parents.  Parental alienation, sometimes called Hostile Aggressive Parenting, is a behavior by a parent, or another caretaker or adult a child trusts, such as…
  • Apr 11

    Your Divorce Decree Does Not Mean It’s Over

    Your Divorce Decree Does Not Mean It’s Over
    You go through the process of getting your divorce and the court grants it.  You’re finished with the process, right?  Wrong!  There is still plenty to be done, as this recent Forbes article indicates. What then? Look…
  • Feb 9

    Your NJ Divorce is Enforced in Family Part, Not Special Civil Part

    Your NJ Divorce is Enforced in Family Part, Not Special Civil Part
    An Appellate Division case is a recent reminder of how to enforce a property settlement agreement (PSA) in a divorce.  Divorces are granted and adjudicated in the Family Part of the Chancery Division of NJ Superior Court. …
Rank this Week: 755

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

Provides information about the Texas approach to Collaborative Law. By Dick Price.

http://texascollaborativelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Why is Collaborative Law Better than Mediation?

    Why is Collaborative Law Better than Mediation?
    Although I am a Mediator as well as a Collaborative attorney, I almost always recommend using the Collaborative process, rather than Mediation or Litigation, for divorces and other family law issues. That's in spite of a very impressive…
  • Mar 1

    Why Does Collaborative Law Work?

    Why Does Collaborative Law Work?
    Sometimes just explaining the Collaborative process isn't enough to convey how great a process it is. I have seen statistics showing successful outcomes in 85-90% of the cases where Collaborative Law was used.So, why does it work?  Here…
  • Feb 1

    How Can I Have a Peaceful Divorce?

    How Can I Have a Peaceful Divorce?
    If you really want to avoid fighting, as much as possible, in a divorce, here's what you need to do.  1.  Choose Collaborative Law.  If you get into traditional litigation, you may be drawn into more conflict.  Most of the…
Rank this Week: 706

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1744

Just Appease Me

Just Appease Me

An ADR blawg that discusses mediation, arbitration and other interesting cases. By Valenti Law, P.C.

https://valentilaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4090

Kanzlei Hellinger

Kanzlei Hellinger

Covers common German law, tax law, ADR and ODR. By Axel Hellinger.

http://hellinger.eu/en/
  • Jan 19

    ESCROW plus for the savedroid ICO

    ESCROW plus for the savedroid ICO
    HELLINGER.legal - Steuern | Recht | Crypto
  • Jul 4

    Recyclix und die BaFin

    Recyclix und die BaFin
    Update: Die Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht stellt Nachforschungen hinsichtlich Recyclix an. Wie mir aus zuverlässiger Quelle mitgeteilt wurde, hat die BaFin mittlerweile begonnen, in der Sache „Recyclix“…
  • Jun 19

    Smart Contract | Wirksamkeit & Unwirksamkeit von Vertragsprogrammen

    Smart Contract | Wirksamkeit & Unwirksamkeit von Vertragsprogrammen
    Der Smart Contract wird aktuell als bahnbrechende Fortentwicklung des Rechtssystems gehandelt. Die genaue Betrachtung ist jedoch ernüchternd. Vielfach fehlt es an Rechtswirksamkeit des Smart Contract selbst. Neben dieser und anderer…
Rank this Week: 1998

Heintzman ADR

Heintzman ADR

Discusses the nature and advantages of ADR and contains annalyses about recent case law dealing with ADR. By Thomas G. Heintzman.

http://www.heintzmanadr.com/
Rank this Week: 1043

Mediation's Place

Mediation's Place

Explores ways to integrate mediation into the litigation process. By Joseph Markowitz.

http://www.mediate-la.com/
  • Jan 16

    3 Quotations from Lincoln on Conlict Resolution

    3 Quotations from Lincoln on Conlict Resolution
    It’s ironic that the president who led us through by most measures our most destructive war had some of the most profound things to say about peace-making. Beginning as a trial lawyer, he recognized that trial work should be approached…
  • Jan 9

    Objections to joint session

    Objections to joint session
    “Joint sessions are a waste of time,” said the judge conducting a mediation in which I was representing one of the parties. In that mediation I was asking for a joint session, but the judge still blocked us from doing one because…
  • Oct 23

    Bidding against yourself

    Bidding against yourself
    I had a chance to hear William Ury, best-known as co-author of Getting to Yes, speak this weekend at the SCMA fall conference. One of the things he talked about was seeing yourself as your own worst enemy in a negotiation. Or as he put it,…
Rank this Week: 271

Arbitration in Italy

Arbitration in Italy

Covers domestic and international arbitration in Italy.

http://www.arbitratoinitalia.it/en/
  • Nov 21

    Responsabilità degli arbitri

    Responsabilità degli arbitri
    Una recentissima pronunzia della Corte di Cassazione (Cass., Sez. III Civ., 9 novembre 2017, n. 26525, disponibile qui) concerne il tema, tanto interessante quanto delicato, della responsabilità degli arbitri nei confronti delle parti…
  • Nov 9

    Interpretazione di clausola compromissoria statutaria

    Interpretazione di clausola compromissoria statutaria
    Due recenti pronunzie del Tribunale di Milano (sentenza n. 8440 del 31 luglio 2017, disponibile qui; e sentenza n. 11038 del 3 novembre 2017, disponibile qui) dimostrano una volta di più, qualora ve ne fosse stato il bisogno, la…
  • Sep 4

    Ricusazione degli arbitri

    Ricusazione degli arbitri
    Non sono frequenti i casi di ricusazione degli arbitri – o almeno quelli di cui si ha notizia da provvedimenti giudiziari editi – sì che è particolarmente interessante una recente pronunzia della Corte di Cassazione…
Rank this Week: 1407

Law Rules

Law Rules

Covers dispute resolution and civil litigation. By Michael A. Pollack.

http://lawrules.squarespace.com/journal/
  • Oct 23

    Reclaim Civility in Conflict

    Reclaim Civility in Conflict
    For the past seven years, the American Bar Association has been celebrating the third week in October as Mediation Week. This year’s theme is “Mediation, Civility and the Power of Understanding.” In conjunction with…
  • Jun 19

    Twice is nice

    Twice is nice
    Last week, I was on a panel of attorneys at a continuing legal education seminar dealing with mediation. The session was part of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Annual Meeting and Conference and was interactive. Attendees were asked…
  • Apr 24

    Home Sweet Home (sometimes)

    Home Sweet Home (sometimes)
    I am a baby-boomer. That means that many of my friends and relatives are at that point in life where they are in the process of, or considering, selling the single family home in which they raised their children and moving to a condominium or…
Rank this Week: 4459

DIPr Argentina

DIPr Argentina

Covers international private law (conflicts of law) and international commercial arbitration law and jurisprudence (in Spanish). By Julio Cesar Cordoba and Maria B. Noodt Taquela.

http://www.diprargentina.com/
Rank this Week: 3998

Geoffrey BH's Blog

Geoffrey BH's Blog

Occasional items on ADR - mostly Arbitration

https://geoffreybh.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 24

    Musing about AI and responsibility

    Musing about AI and responsibility
    A recent article on the Ethics of AI led me to think about responsibility for the consequences of decisions by an AI entity. Arguably, however autonomous an AI entity, its manufacture, programming, and energising must derive, directly or…
  • Feb 3

    Thoughts on the logic of Brexit

    Thoughts on the logic of Brexit
    May I suggest that it is arguable that to adopt the result of a referendum as definitive and final is counter to the principles of a parliamentary democracy?   That is the logical implication of the judgment of the majority of the…
  • Dec 21

    ‘Detail’ in Adjudication

    ‘Detail’ in Adjudication
    In Amey Wye Valley Ltd v The County of Herefordshire District Council [2016] EWHC 2368 (TCC) the learned Judge observed, “Errors of fine detail are part of the process effectively accepted by Parliament as a consequence of the process…
Rank this Week: 2517

Kueser Law Firm Blog

Kueser Law Firm Blog

Covers securities and investment fraud, as well as other consumer and investor-related issues.

http://blog.jmkesquire.com
  • Sep 21

    Non-Traded REITs Causing Problems for SII Investment

    Non-Traded REITs Causing Problems for SII Investment
    Earlier today, the Massachusetts Securities Division filed an administrative complaint against SII Investments for violating securities laws with respect to its sale of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and its failure to supervise…
  • Jan 14

    When is “Rate of Return” not the Real Rate of Return?

    When is “Rate of Return” not the Real Rate of Return?
    Investors need to be careful when they review and rely on performance reports provided by their stockbroker or financial advisor.  I recently reviewed a performance report that was provided to an investor by a major warehouse brokerage…
  • Apr 8

    FINRA BrokerCheck: Beware the … Blue … Flags?

    FINRA BrokerCheck: Beware the … Blue … Flags?
    FINRA recently underwent some changes to its BrokerCheck website.  For those that do not know, BrokerCheck is the online repository in which the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) discloses certain information about stock…
Rank this Week: 4272

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Covers adoption, family law, surrogacy and mediation. By Harden Jackson LLC.

https://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com
  • Aug 23

    Israel to Hear Arguments on Surrogacy for Same-Sex Couple

    Israel to Hear Arguments on Surrogacy for Same-Sex Couple
    While surrogacy is not legal in many parts of the world, there are also countries, like Israel, that allow some, but not all citizens, to become parents through surrogacy.  Under current Israeli law, only heterosexual partners can enter…
  • Aug 16

    New Hope for Foster Care

    New Hope for Foster Care
    Adoption is an excellent form of creating a family for those affected by infertility. This post focuses specifically on foster care adoption. There are more than 110,000 children in the foster care system, but nearly 20,000 of these children…
  • Jul 26

    Celebrity Surrogacy Update!

    Celebrity Surrogacy Update!
    Many people know Cristiano Ronaldo from his excellent soccer skills, but few know he just became a father to twins through the help of a gestational surrogate! The surrogate gave birth just outside of San Diego, California to a girl and a boy…
Rank this Week: 3329

Dispute Resolution in Germany

Dispute Resolution in Germany

Covers litigation, arbitration and mediation in Germany. By Peter Bert.

http://www.disputeresolutiongermany.com/
Rank this Week: 1073

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

By Whole Mediation & Consulting Services P.C.

http://wholemediation.com/blog/
  • Jul 18

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce
    Divorce is usually overwhelming, uncertain, and confusing. If not handled well the divorce process can be a recipe for disaster. How you handle your divorce will impact not only you, your spouse and children, but also your community of…
  • Jul 18

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce
    Divorce is usually overwhelming, uncertain, and confusing. If not handled well the divorce process can be a recipe for disaster. How you handle your divorce will impact not only you, your spouse and children, but also your community of…
  • Mar 4

    Divorce, Children and Taxe

    Divorce, Children and Taxe
    Most divorcing couples feel financially strained. The good news is that parents may receive significant tax benefits for children; the bad news is that even though more and more parents are choosing joint parenting the IRS still hangs on…
Rank this Week: 2077

Joseph C. Markowitz Blog

Joseph C. Markowitz Blog

Discusses civil procedure, trial practice, employment law and other issues.

http://jcmarkowitz.com/blog/
  • Jun 15

    Conflict Resolution website

    Conflict Resolution website
    Most of my blogging deals with alternative dispute resolution, including alternative ways to practice litigation. Sometimes I re-print those posts here, but usually they remain on a separate site, called Conflict Resolution, which can be…
  • Mar 31

    Conflict resolution, not litigation

    Conflict resolution, not litigation
    I prefer to describe my practice as “conflict resolution” rather than “litigation.” It’s not because I have any objections to filing or defending lawsuits, and I am not at all adverse to taking cases to trial.…
  • Feb 7

    The rule of law

    The rule of law
    We have come to one of those moments in our history when people are learning to appreciate the important role courts and lawyers play in our government. If you’re a supporter of President Trump’s blockage of travel from seven…
Rank this Week: 2270

Arrigoni Law Blog

Arrigoni Law Blog

Covers Minnesota family law.

https://www.arrigonilawoffice.com/blog/
  • May 19

    Parental Alienation Issues Negatively Impact Children

    Parental Alienation Issues Negatively Impact Children
    A very troublesome issue in some Custody and Parenting Time disputes and Divorces is when a parent intentionally attempts to alienate the children from the other parent. Trying to prove the alienation can be difficult as often there are…
  • May 19

    Parental Alienation Issues Negatively Impact Children

    Parental Alienation Issues Negatively Impact Children
    A very troublesome issue in some Custody and Parenting Time disputes and Divorces is when a parent intentionally attempts to alienate the children from the other parent. Trying to prove the alienation can be difficult as often there are…
  • Feb 14

    Spousal Maintenance And Income

    Spousal Maintenance And Income
    In Curtis v. Curtis, A14-1841,  (Minn 2016) the Supreme Court reaffirmed  that a trial court has broad discretion to consider investment income to determine whether a spouse is need of spousal maintenance. In Curtis, the husband…
Rank this Week: 1879

Eye On Conflict: Views From the…

Eye On Conflict: Views From the World of Mediation

Covers how conflict could be resolved with the help of a trained mediator. By Lee Jay Berman.

http://eyeonconflict.com/
  • Jan 21

    Holding the Middle Is Hard Work This Week

    Holding the Middle Is Hard Work This Week
    The middle is not a compromise. It's not a lack of opinion or feeling. It's also not a passive place. It's a very active role in holding center while others around you get pulled (sometimes manipulated) to the extremes. The middle…
  • Jan 9

    Beloved Meryl Streep Missed a Huge Opportunity

    Beloved Meryl Streep Missed a Huge Opportunity
    As a mediator and leadership coach, I have to say this: While generally I don't disagree with most of what Meryl Streep said during her acceptance speech for the Hollywood Foreign Press's Lifetime Achievement Award at tonight's Golden Globe…
  • Jul 10

    The Future of Policing

    The Future of Policing
    Years ago, I mediated a case involving alleged police brutality. I’ve mediated several of them, but this one stood out from the rest. The plaintiff (the alleged victim) was African American and fairly muscular. The two officers, the…
Rank this Week: 1919

Real Estate Mediation, Real Estate…

Real Estate Mediation, Real Estate Mediation Services

Covers mediation news. By Jim W. Hildreth.

http://wwwrealestatemediation.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Notary Fees Increase California

    Notary Fees Increase California
    January 19 2017Notary Public Maximum Fees Effective 1/1/17 Maximum fees that can be charged by a notary public for taking a proof of deed will increase from $10 to $15. Currently, the law sets maximum fees that may be charged by a notary…
  • Jan 14

    New California Update Law Disclosures on Death

    New California Update Law Disclosures on Death
    01/14/2017Keeping you informedDisclosures Death of Occupant Rule Clarified Effective 9/25/16 The existing law concerning disclosure of death of an occupant is clarified to say that the death of an occupant, or the manner of death, occurring…
  • Jan 9

    Legal Education California

    Legal Education California
    January 09 2017As a California Real Estate Broker, a Mediator with the California Association of Realtors, itis important to complete continuing education as to the profession.This week the California Association of Realtors are…
Rank this Week: 3046

San Francisco Mediation: A Better…

San Francisco Mediation: A Better Solution

Explores mediation as a better solution for resolving any type of dispute. By Paula M. Lawhon.

http://sfmediation.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 11

    Divorce Mediator Marin

    Divorce Mediator Marin
    We are a firm of neutral divorce mediators in Marin, San Francisco and the East Bay (Lafayette) working collaboratively with individuals and families to reach complete agreements outside of court. As divorce mediators in Marin, we work with…
  • Dec 22

    Regaining Balance in Marin; Mindfulness Skills for Parents in Transition

    Regaining Balance in Marin; Mindfulness Skills for Parents in Transition
    Liz Salin, MFT and Ruth Jaeger, LCSW, have just completed a very successful first series of Regaining Balance, a six week course for parents who are experiencing a separation or divorce. The class focuses on teaching participants to use…
  • Mar 3

    Retirement Transfers with IRAs Upon Divorce

    Retirement Transfers with IRAs Upon Divorce
    In a divorce, spouses can transfer retirement funds from one spouse's account to the other spouse as part of the property settlement in the divorce mediation. In this post, San Francisco Divorce Mediator Shelley Kennedy describes the steps…
Rank this Week: 1752

One World International Practice…

One World International Practice Blog

Covers judicial and regulatory decisions as well as topics and trends in international litigation, international dispute resolution, and international investigations, regulatory compliance, and enforcement. By Cadwaladar.

http://blog.internationalpractice.org/
  • Jul 28

    Sanchez v. Crocs, Inc.: The Tenth Circuit Address Extraterritoriality

    Sanchez v. Crocs, Inc.: The Tenth Circuit Address Extraterritoriality
    In Sanchez v. Crocs, Inc., 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 13285 (10th Cir. 2016), the Tenth Circuit addressed whether, after Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd., 561 U.S. 247 (2010), a plaintiff has standing, under § 10(b) of the Securities…
  • Jul 14

    Another District Court Examines Extraterritoriality of the Alien Tort Statute

    Another District Court Examines Extraterritoriality of the Alien Tort Statute
    Ates v. Gülen, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 84685 (M.D. Penn. June 29, 2016),  is one of the recent cases to examine the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) since the Supreme Court’s decision in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., 133 S. Ct.…
  • Jul 11

    The Supreme Court Considers Extraterritoriality of RICO

    The Supreme Court Considers Extraterritoriality of RICO
    RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. European Cmty, 26 Fla. L. Weekly Fed. S 263, is one of the rare cases by the Supreme Court that addresses an important issue of international practice. The case arises from a suit brought by the European Community and 26…
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Brains On Purpose

Brains On Purpose

Looks at conflict resolution, including mediation and negotiation, through the lens of neuroscience. By Stephanie West Allen and Jeffrey M. Schwartz.

http://westallen.typepad.com/brains_on_purpose/
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ADR Law Texas

ADR Law Texas

Covers news, developments, appellate court decisions and supreme court case law addressing issues of arbitration, mediation, and other means of nonjudicial conflict resolution and settlement. By Wolfgang Demino.

http://texas-arbitration-case-law.blogspot.com/
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Blog Arbitration

Blog Arbitration

Online Colloquium on Law & Practice of Arbitration Globally.

http://blogarbitration.com/
  • Oct 25

    INDIA AMENDS ARBITRATION LAW: SOME GREAT, SOME ABSURD CHANGES

    INDIA AMENDS ARBITRATION LAW: SOME GREAT, SOME ABSURD CHANGES
    In this post, Sumit Rai, provides his first reaction as a brief critique of the most important changes introduced through an ordinance on 23 October 2015 to the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 Introduction The 1996 statute which has…
  • Oct 25

    INDIA AMENDS ARBITRATION LAW: SOME GREAT, SOME ABSURD CHANGES

    INDIA AMENDS ARBITRATION LAW: SOME GREAT, SOME ABSURD CHANGES
    In this post, Sumit Rai, provides his first reaction as a brief critique of the most important changes introduced through an ordinance on 23 October 2015 to the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 Introduction The 1996 statute which has…
  • Jul 28

    UK Supreme Court Allows Anti-Suit Injunction in favour of Arbitration Agreement

    UK Supreme Court Allows Anti-Suit Injunction in favour of Arbitration Agreement
    In this post, Martin Andrew Jarret reviews UK Supreme Court’s landmark decision to grant anti-suit injunction in favour of an arbitration agreement despite no intention to initiate arbitration. Overview On 12 June 2013, the Supreme…
Rank this Week: 3466

Tulsa Family Law Blog

Tulsa Family Law Blog

Covers family law and dispute resolution. By the Law Firm of Naylor, Williams & Tracy, Inc.

http://tulsafamilylaw.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 19

    A Primer on Common Law Marriage in Oklahoma

    A Primer on Common Law Marriage in Oklahoma
    Most people hold a formal ceremony to establish their marriage. Married couples get a license and formally record their ceremonial marriage at the courthouse. Oklahoma is among a handful of states that still recognize non-ceremonial…
  • Sep 19

    A Primer on Common Law Marriage in Oklahoma

    A Primer on Common Law Marriage in Oklahoma
    Most people hold a formal ceremony to establish their marriage. Married couples get a license and formally record their ceremonial marriage at the courthouse. Oklahoma is among a handful of states that still recognize non-ceremonial…
  • Apr 10

    Oklahoma Judicial Appointment Process Threatened – Say No to SJR21

    Oklahoma Judicial Appointment Process Threatened – Say No to SJR21
    It’s silly season in the Oklahoma Legislature. One of the silliest ideas is to put politicians in charge of the commission that nominates Oklahoma judges. Lawmakers are threatening to abolish the commission and freeze judicial salaries…
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Workplaces That Work

Workplaces That Work

Covers workplace conflict management systems. By Blaine Donais.

http://workplacesthatwork.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 4

    Workplace Fairness Analyst Certification Seminar Sept 6&7, 2014 Toronto

    Workplace Fairness Analyst Certification Seminar Sept 6&7, 2014 Toronto
    The Workplace Fairness Institute offers this two day professional development seminar to ADR professionals, ombuds, human resources practitioners, diversity consultants, managers and union representatives.  This seminar will provide…
  • May 29

    Workplace Fairness Certification Training - June 10, 2013 Calgary

    Workplace Fairness Certification Training - June 10, 2013 Calgary
    The Workplace Fairness Institute is offering a one day training session to become Workplace Fairness Analysts.This designation demonstrates that a workplace practitioner is qualified to use the tools developed by the Workplace Fairness…
  • May 29

    Conflict Management in the Workplace - A 5 Day Course co-sponsored by York University and the WFI

    Conflict Management in the Workplace - A 5 Day Course co-sponsored by York University and the WFI
    The top-down management of conflict in the workplace can be frustrating for everyone. Typically, conflict is addressed after things have gotten out of hand and the conflict is entrenched in the workplace. Your best employees have left and…
Rank this Week: 1149

ABC Collaborative Divorce Blog

ABC Collaborative Divorce Blog

Provides articles and information on collaborative practice throughout the world. By Adam B. Cordover.

http://abcdivorcecollaborative.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 12

    Video: Streamlined Protocols for Collaborative Divorce Explained

    Video: Streamlined Protocols for Collaborative Divorce Explained
    The Collaborative Divorce Institute of Tampa Bay and Tampa Bay Collaborative Divorce Group are teaming up to bring a training on the Streamlined Protocols for Collaborative Divorce on March 20-22, 2014.  Attorneys, Financial…
  • Nov 12

    Video: Streamlined Protocols for Collaborative Divorce Explained

    Video: Streamlined Protocols for Collaborative Divorce Explained
    The Collaborative Divorce Institute of Tampa Bay and Tampa Bay Collaborative Divorce Group are teaming up to bring a training on the Streamlined Protocols for Collaborative Divorce on March 20-22, 2014.  Attorneys, Financial…
  • Oct 16

    Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego > Top 9 Collaborative Divorce Tips for Succe

    Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego > Top 9 Collaborative Divorce Tips for Succe
    From Shawn Weber, Esq.: 1. Use a full team model. It can seem daunting to think of adding multiple professionals to one’s divorce case. A full collaborative divorce team would be a coach for each party, two attorneys, a child specialist…
Rank this Week: 2467

Healthcare Neutral ADR Blog

Healthcare Neutral ADR Blog

Covers healthcare arbitration and mediation, end-of-life decisions, and medical malpractice claims. By Healthcare Neutral.

http://www.healthcareneutraladrblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Could ObamaCare Cause Hospitals To Lose Tax Exempt Status?

    Could ObamaCare Cause Hospitals To Lose Tax Exempt Status?
           I just read an interesting post by David Whelan on The Health Care Blog. In short, he points out that on full implementation, ObamaCare will drastically reduce the number of uninsured patients seen at most tax exempt hospitals in…
  • Sep 10

    AHLA Offers Enhanced ADR Training Opportunitie

    AHLA Offers Enhanced ADR Training Opportunitie
         For many years, the American Health Lawyers Association ("AHLA") Alternative Dispute Resolution Service has offered basic (one day) training courses in arbitration and mediation. I just heard from Geoff Drucker, Manager of the ADR…
  • Sep 4

    NJ Bar Health Law Section Opens With Program On Health Reform

    NJ Bar Health Law Section Opens With Program On Health Reform
         The New Jersey State Bar Association's Health Law Section kicks off its 2012-2013 meeting year on September 11th with a program entitled: "Health Reform Is Alive And Well...Sort Of...The View From Providers And Insurers." It begins…
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FamilyCraft: The Private Practice…

FamilyCraft: The Private Practice of Family & Divorce Mediation

Covers the intrapersonal and the professional/technical world of being a family mediator. By Lawrence F. King.

http://mediationblog.coloradodivorcemediation.com/
  • May 8

    This blog has moved

    This blog has moved
    This blog is now located at http://mediationblog.coloradodivorcemediation.com/. You will be automatically redirected in 30 seconds, or you may click here. For feed subscribers, please update your feed subscriptions to…
  • May 30

    Divorce, Mediation and Fairness: A Potential Client's Inquiry

    Divorce, Mediation and Fairness: A Potential Client's Inquiry
    A potential client (we'll call her Ms. Smith) asked an important question this morning:"My husband has just told me that he is seeking a divorce. We plan to use mediation if possible. I have concerns about whether mediation addresses…
  • May 30

    Divorce, Mediation and Fairness: A Potential Client's Inquiry

    Divorce, Mediation and Fairness: A Potential Client's Inquiry
    A potential client (we'll call her Ms. Smith) asked an important question this morning:"My husband has just told me that he is seeking a divorce. We plan to use mediation if possible. I have concerns about whether mediation addresses…
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Neutral News You Can Use

Neutral News You Can Use

Features comments on mediation and dispute resolution techniques as reflected in current events and legal developments. By Ruth Raisfeld.

http://neutralnewsyoucanuse.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 31

    Top Negotiations Stories of 2011

    Top Negotiations Stories of 2011
    2011 was a year of deals made, deals broken, and new theories about human decision-making that provide lessons for all negotiators as they strategize to reach their goals:
  • Nov 22

    Negotiations: impediments faced by the “not-so-special” Congressional deficit-cutting committee precluded a deal

    Negotiations: impediments faced by the “not-so-special” Congressional deficit-cutting committee precluded a deal
    News that the Congressional special deficit cutting committee concluded negotiations without coming to a compromise was not unexpected, but still disappointing. Negotiations experts can spot the symptoms of a failed negotiation.
  • Jan 3

    Decade ending promises big changes for workplace in the future

    Decade ending promises big changes for workplace in the future
    The decade ending 12/31/2009 gave birth to totally changed workplaces along with signs that the future workplace will continue to evolve. The "army of the unemployed" referenced by business tycoons in the 1920s led to vast legislative changes…
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Gini Nelson's Engaging Conflicts

Gini Nelson's Engaging Conflicts

Covers science, ethics and spirit in a high conflict practice.

http://engagingconflicts.com/
  • Apr 30

    Where have I been?

    Where have I been?
    Clearly, I haven’t been writing here recently, or consistently. Please know I’ve missed writing here. Over the next few weeks, I’ll review, update, refresh, and … the music plays on!  
  • Nov 12

    Lemon Law: Five Things You Should Know – Part 5 — EngagingConflicts.com

    Lemon Law: Five Things You Should Know – Part 5 — EngagingConflicts.com
    This is the last of a series entitled “Lemon Law: 5 Things You Should Know.” It is written by Sergei Lemberg, who is an attorney who specializes in lemon law. His site, Lemon Justice, offers detailed information about lemon laws,…
  • Nov 12

    Lemon Law: Five Things You Should Know – Part 4 — EngagingConflicts.com

    Lemon Law: Five Things You Should Know – Part 4 — EngagingConflicts.com
    This is part of a series entitled “Lemon Law: 5 Things You Should Know.” It is written by Sergei Lemberg, who is an attorney who specializes in lemon law. His site, Lemon Justice, offers detailed information about lemon laws, as…
Rank this Week: 2026

Mediation Channel

Mediation Channel

Information, news, and commentary on mediation, negotiation, law, and conflict management. By Diane Levin.

https://mediationchannel.com
  • Jul 9

    What did we know and when did we know it? The mutability of fact

    What did we know and when did we know it? The mutability of fact
    In 1770, in his historic defense of British soldiers accused of murdering five Bostonians, John Adams told the jury in his summation:
  • Jul 9

    What did we know and when did we know it? The mutability of fact

    What did we know and when did we know it? The mutability of fact
    In 1770, in his historic defense of British soldiers accused of murdering five Bostonians, John Adams told the jury in his summation: Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our…
  • May 13

    Resources online and beyond for the aspiring mediator

    Resources online and beyond for the aspiring mediator
    Greetings to regular readers, new visitors, and to the members of the Mediation Works Executive Mediation Training, with whom I have the pleasure of working this week.
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mediator blah...blah...

Covers mediation in a variety of legal areas. From New Zealand commercial mediator Geoff Sharp.

http://mediatorblahblah.blogspot.com/
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