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Getting Through the 6 Stages of Mediation

Mediation is not a single event, not a one-time meeting where magically issues are resolved.

No. Mediation is a process that occurs with very predictable steps. 1,583 more words

5 Tips to Manage at the Negotiating Table

Your behavior, how you conduct yourself at the negotiating table can work for you or against you.

Remember, this is a negotiating table, not a court of law or arbitrator’s office. 1,017 more words

4 Tips to Resist the Fight on the Way to the Negotiating Table

You finally recognize that your adversarial battle isn’t resolving your dispute. You’re draining your resources both financially and emotionally. You don’t believe your former partner would ever negotiate a truce, let alone a settlement. 661 more words


    Today day I will share a little piece of who I am. So, this is a story about my family. My family is weirdly difficult to explain. 509 more words

Yes. They Shoot the Messenger in Child Custody/Access Cases

A parent called me asking for me to provide an assessment. I explained I do not provide court involved services anymore and explained why. The caller asked for a referral to someone who did. 494 more words

To his other woman.

He’s always been mine. Since the minute I was born he was mine. Growing up he was mine, he still is. Except now I have to share him. 657 more words

Ten Tips for Focusing on the Kids During Your Separation

Ten tips to focus on YOU with the kids and not the other parent.

  1. Maintain a reasonable home schedule;
  2. Get the homework done;
  3. Have meals together;
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