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Foreclosure Mediation to Potentially Save Your Home
11/23/2012 10:43:39 PM
Imagine the situation—a husband and father of 3 has lost his job due to layoffs in his company and is unable to pay his mortgage payments until he finds a new job. His friend is helping him get a new job at a different company,
Belfair Washington Water District and Former Manager Agree to Contract Mediation
6/14/2012 11:46:55 AM
Attorneys in a litigation between the Belfair Water District in Washington and a former employee have agreed to a contract mediation set to precede the trial. This mediation was mandated by the Mason County Superior Court in an attempt to resolve
What Professional Debt Mediation Can do for Consumers
5/5/2011 3:02:59 AM
Professional debt mediation is one way in which borrowers who are over their heads can obtain some much-needed relief. The basic process of debt mediation involves negotiating with your creditors so that they will be willing to accept less
My friends are getting divorced – part 1
5/8/2013 9:41:46 AM
“what can I do?”
The divorce process is certainly difficult for the couple going through it, but it can be equally difficult for their friends. What do you say? What do you do? Who do you support?
If you have a
Telling your parents about your divorce
11/6/2013 4:24:50 PM
There is much thought given to how to tell the children about a divorce, but what about telling the parents? For many couples, telling the parents is probably the most stressful conversation next to telling their children.
Stockton, CA Fails Mediation and Files for Bankruptcy
7/2/2012 9:33:05 AM
Three months of financial mediation between Stockton, CA and its creditors finally came to an end this week—without a solution. As a result, Stockton has become the largest U.S. City to seek bankruptcy protection.
Mediation’s Most Common Mistake
10/3/2012 8:36:52 PM
By JoAnne Donner CDFA, President/Mediation Services of Georgia, Inc.
One of the most common comments I hear when talking to people about their experience with mediation is,
Speculations about Stockton CA's Civil Mediation with Wall Street
6/6/2012 10:19:46 AM
Stockton, CA is facing a desperate situation. Either they hit a home run in civil mediation with bond-market players, or they face having the reputation of being the largest city to declare bankruptcy. Of course, the proceedings are tightly sealed,
Psychology's Role in Family Mediation
3/6/2012 10:27:10 AM
Having psychologists is nothing new to litigation and the general court system. They are often called in as expert witnesses. However, in family mediation, they serve a completely different purpose. If you enter such a mediation and see a
Divorce, Child Custody, and Equitable Distribution Mediation.
12/4/2012 1:56:35 PM
In October of 1995 the North Carolina Legislature enacted N.C. General Statute 7A-38.2 which established the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commision.
Then purpose of this statute is to establish training standards and to certify and