With COVID19 cases rocketing once again, old questions return. We are all inescapably affected by the behaviors of others on this so we have to work out the answers with other people around us.
The UK Civil Justice Council recently issued a report determining that parties to a civil dispute can legally be compelled to participate in an ADR process (e.g., mandatory mediation) and that doing so could also be desirable under certain circumstances.
Let’s reflect on our experiences, the mistakes we made, the lessons we learned and the conflicts we resolved.
I wrote this article growing out of the lively discussion in a program on fairness.
In the past, I have discussed studies on the unreliability of witness identification of suspects in criminal proceedings.
For Family Cases Involving Reports of Intimate Partner Violence, Shuttle and Videoconference Mediation Are Safe, Effective and Preferred by Parents
In a randomized controlled trial of family cases involving parents reporting high levels of intimate partner violence (IPV), parents felt safer in and were more satisfied with shuttle and videoconference mediation than litigation.
“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means.” ~Albert Einstein
After years of working with those going through divorce, we have found individuals with two factors really thrive during divorce.
"I know much of our work is done privately in mediation rooms or with groups and we rarely get this level of public acknowledgement so I thought it was important to share!"
Most of the old generations in the Middle East witnessed arranged marriages, which escalated into disputes and conflicts afterwards due to the lack of love. This is why I spent most of my childhood mediating between family members, friends, and neighbors so they can solve their issues, and reach collaborative solutions, without knowing that this can be a profession one day.
Mediators may encounter a reluctance to settle by one or both parties during the course of a mediation session, but understanding the underlying realities of each party’s position may help break logjams.
You may have seen this recent New York Times story about the failure of Marathon County, Wisconsin, to declare itself “A Community for All.”
Bill and Melinda Gates recently announced that they are divorcing after 27 years. Besides having to address their billions of dollars and their enormously influential foundation, this has brought attention to issues of a mature (or “gray”) divorce.
In April 2021, the Hawaii legislature passed legislation to amend the state’s landlord-tenant code in the wake of COVID-19 and encouraged use of ADR.
It’s clear that COVID-19 has catapulted Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) into the spotlight. In this universally stressful year, there is great promise for online mediation.
Naturally, as a Divorce Financial Advisor, I began thinking how these types of crypto assets were going to impact divorce settlements.
There are a lot of reasons why couples decide to get divorced. Financial troubles, lack of communication, continual arguing, unrealistic expectations, lack of intimacy, infidelity, and abuse are among the more common reasons why couples split up.
In view of this article’s theme, which concerns the management of labor conflicts, we will focus in particular on the legal institute of mediation and its effectiveness.
Mediation is the fine art of getting everyone on the same page. To do this, one must bring their whole being to the table, to be present, and to look past their own biases to see the real person on either side of the issue.
In this podcast, Laura highlights how a well-crafted clause can be essential for an organization in achieving fair, resource-efficient outcomes, especially as courts continue to face backlogs.
Working remotely during the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for organizations to demonstrate their emotional qualities.
If you missed the 2021 CPR Annual Meeting in January—the first free public meeting held online in the organization’s 40-year history—the videos are being posted on CPR’s YouTube Channel.
JAMS has developed a multi-pronged strategy to offer virtual ADR to its clients.
The effect of COVID 19 is broader than paying for rent. We looked for options.
There’s something about the beginning of a new year that means making big changes.