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Overview of Equitable Distribution in Virginia …Step #2…What’s ‘Equitable’?
4/24/2014 2:19:29 PM
Description:   In our last posting (“Equitable Distribution…Step #1”), we talked about identifying “marital” and “separate” property. We’ll get into more nitty-gritty about “marital” and


Spousal Support — Some Virginia Basics
4/21/2014 3:13:25 PM
Description: In prior articles, we’ve talked about “Equitable Distribution” of “Marital Property” in Virginia (see “Equitable Distribution--What’s ‘Marital’?” and “Equitable


Equitable Distribution in Virginia…Step #1…What’s “Marital” Property?
4/14/2014 10:46:20 AM
Description: In a prior post (Financial Documents to Collect…), we provided a pretty complete list of the kinds of documents you will want to collect prior to meeting with counsel or prior to your first mediation session. This should give you a great view


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


Mediation Coalition Asks Roanoke General Assembly for Funding
2/10/2014 12:39:59 PM
Description:   A coalition of nine mediation centers located in the Roanoke Valley area of Virginia in the USA has asked the Virginia General Assembly for an additional $750,000 in funding in order to keep all the centers open.  The mediation centers


Mediation Talks Lead To San Diego Mayor Resignation
8/24/2013 1:18:05 PM
Description: After numerous claims of sexual harassment and an increasing number of women coming forward to report their stories, San Diego City Attorney Jan Goldsmith reported that a proposed resolution had been reached on Thursday, although news reports


Mediation Serves Family Business Around The Globe
8/8/2013 6:42:02 PM
Description: A recent article regarding the benefits of mediation for family-run businesses in Arab nations is serving to share the good news about alternative dispute resolution. Although there are numerous legal and cultural differences around the world,


Montana Senate Considering Bill to Allow Mediation for Property Valuation Disputes
2/22/2013 5:25:51 PM
Description: Senator Fred Thomas of Montana is sponsoring a bill that allows property owners the opportunity to dispute the valuation of their property, as assessed by the state’s Revenue Department.  If it passes, Senate Bill 280 would allow


Kansas Seeks Mediation in School Funding Dispute
2/10/2013 11:57:39 AM
Description:   The Kansas Supreme Court has been asked to stay a ruling regarding school finance and compel mediation instead, according to a recent press release out of Topeka.  This past Thursday, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Kansas


Connecticut Governor Working to Improve State’s Foreclosure Mediation Process
2/5/2013 2:19:17 PM
Description: Dannel P. Malloy, Governor of Connecticut, requested that the state’s lawmakers’ move to pass legislation that would effectively streamline the process of foreclosure mediation in order to help more distressed homeowners stay in their