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New Oklahoma Law Means Higher Fees
7/19/2016 10:02:54 AM
Description: The cost of filing for divorce just got higher in Oklahoma, as did the expense associated with receiving a traffic ticket on the state’s road. There are more than 60 new laws going into effect as a result of the latest state Legislature


Nebraska Lawmakers See Results of Law They Passed in 2007 Requiring Mediation Attempt for Divorcing Families
11/5/2015 5:49:16 PM
Description: Nebraska lawmakers passed a law in 2007 that required mediation attempts in divorcing families. The Parenting Act was intended to reduce the trauma children experience during custody battles and the results of a two year study concerning the law was


UK Attorney Quits Firm to Do Mediation Work
11/5/2015 5:48:42 PM
Description: A Worcester attorney recently quit his work at his law firm to pursue wok as a mediator. Paul Kemp had worked as a lawyer in family law since the 1970s. He recently left the Worcester Family Law Practice and now plans to run a specialist family firm


Milwaukee Mediation Center Assists Couples with Divorce
9/23/2015 1:40:25 PM
Description: The Milwaukee Mediation Center assists couples with their divorce, making the process easier on families and reducing the overall negative effect the process has a on a person’s life. The goal was to make the separation process more amicable


Statistics Show More Divorcing Couples Turning to Mediation
8/21/2015 2:50:55 PM
Description: More and more divorcing couples are seeking mediation to settle their divorces, at least according to data from National Family Mediation, the largest provider of family mediation in England and Wales. Statistics show in the first half of 2015, the


Mediation Program Available to Nevada Homeowners
8/4/2015 4:06:35 PM
Description: Nevada homeowners suffering from documented financial hardship that has affected their ability to pay their home mortgage are now eligible to participate in a new mediation program. Nevada’s Foreclosure Mediation Program is designed to help


Celebrity Divorce Could Utilize Mediation to Settle
7/21/2015 6:52:51 PM
Description: The highly publicized split between Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck will likely be settled through arbitration, according to representatives from both camps. The couple is ending a 10 year marriage that included three children.   Statements


Country Star Settles Divorce during Mediation
7/10/2015 11:32:55 AM
Description: The divorce of country music starts Trace Adkins and his estranged wife Rhonda was recently settled during a private mediation session. Rhonda had originally requested a $20 million settlement, in addition to fully custody of the couple’s


Appellate Court Rules Victims of Domestic Abuse Cannot be Forced into Post-Divorce Mediation
4/10/2015 5:01:02 PM
Description: An appellate court decision has prioritized the protections of the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (PDVA) over the requirements of property settlement agreements (PSAs) that specify mediation be used to settle all disputes. The court ruled that


Why Mediation Fails
4/1/2015 3:10:05 PM
Description: Why Divorce Mediation Fails.   Despite all the advantages of mediation, my experience has shown there are three main reasons why the mediation process fails in a divorce case. If you aware of them and can avoid these pitfalls ahead of time,