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A House Divided: Splitting the Marital Residence in Divorce Mediation

A House Divided: Splitting the Marital Residence in Divorce Mediation By Deborah R. Beylus The “Marital residence” is a term used in divorce law to refer to the property where the couple resided together before the breakdown of the marriage. Since the marital residence is often the most valuable asset and a mortgage is often … Continue reading A House Divided: Splitting the Marital Residence in Divorce Mediation

2019 Dispute Resolution Center Conference

2019 Dispute Resolution Center Conference August 15-17, 2019 JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes Conference In 10 Days, Register Today! Conference Fees $250 Registration Rate by Thursday, August 14th$275 Registration Rate On Site View the Conference Website Agenda & Workshops • Speakers • Fees • Collaborators Continuing Education InformationContinuing Mediator Education (CME)Up to 12.6 CME hours including 1.5 mediator ethics and 1.5 … Continue reading 2019 Dispute Resolution Center Conference

CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Deciphering How to Deal with it

Cultural diversity greatly impacts first impressions. Let me use myself as an example. Some who know me have described me as a friendly, sensitive woman. I am a well-educated, seasoned traveler who has lived in five different countries. As a consequence, I have been exposed to different cultures, speak three languages fluently and can manage … Continue reading CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Deciphering How to Deal with it

Top Ten Must Do’s to Prepare For Divorce Settlement Negotiations

There are so many financial and emotional aspects of divorce that have to be balanced that if parties aren’t careful, they can end up in a big mess. As a mediator, cases that settle most smoothly in mediation are those where the parties have done their due diligence and are realistic about settlement. Following these … Continue reading Top Ten Must Do’s to Prepare For Divorce Settlement Negotiations