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Family mediation / Business mediation? What’s the difference?
8/5/2014 11:11:05 AM
Description:   People occasionally approach me to ask if I would mediate a business dispute. While I do believe that an experienced mediator could address either a divorce or a business dispute, I personally choose to work with all types of family


Demystifying Mediation (and other ADR techniques)
7/30/2014 11:15:06 AM
Description:   Have you noticed that more and more disputes are being resolved through “arbitration” or “mediation”?  It seems that more and more in the news lately, we have been reading about and hearing about these and


Demystifying Mediation (and other ADR techniques)
7/30/2014 11:14:40 AM
Description:   Have you noticed that more and more disputes are being resolved through “arbitration” or “mediation”?  It seems that more and more in the news lately, we have been reading about and hearing about these and


Demystifying Mediation (and other ADR techniques)
7/30/2014 11:14:10 AM
Description:   Have you noticed that more and more disputes are being resolved through “arbitration” or “mediation”?  It seems that more and more in the news lately, we have been reading about and hearing about these and


Parent coordinators? Who are they?
5/6/2014 3:01:31 PM
Description:   A Parent Coordinator (PC) is usually a licensed mental health professional or an attorney assigned by the courts to manage ongoing issues in high-conflict parenting cases. The PC’s decisions then become court-ordered. We are also


DIVORCE MEDIATION IN MASSACHUSETTS WHAT IS IT AND WHEN IS IT APPROPRIATE?
3/17/2014 12:24:11 PM
Description: Written by Barbara Kellman First Published by PCFINE CONNECTION VOL. 3, NO. 1 SPRING 2014 Psychoanalytic Couples & Family Institute of New


American Bar Association Recognizes National Mediation Week
10/17/2013 3:15:27 PM
Description:   The third week of October is recognized as National Mediation Week by the American Bar Association in an attempt to educate more people about the option of collaborative dispute resolution instead of litigation in civil, labor, business and


When Is Collaboration the Most Appropriate Method of Dispute Resolution in Divorce, and Why Is It Beneficial to Collaborate?
1/22/2013 10:34:46 AM
Description: Rachel L. Virk, Attorney at Law


The Reality of Divorce
1/14/2013 3:52:07 PM
Description: Family law attorney Rachel L. Virk is the author of The Four Ways of Divorce.  She has  been a practicing family law litigator since 1990, a certified mediator since  2001, and a trained collaborative law practitioner since


Divorce and Collaborative Law—Taking the “High Road”
11/7/2012 5:18:34 PM
Description:   Collaborative law is the name given to a form of dispute resolution in which disputes are kept from litigation through a process of troubleshooting and problem solving.  In collaborative law, parties who are engaged in conflict retain