What Does Equitable Distribution Mean in Divorce?
There are many things to consider when you’ve decided to get a divorce. Not only is it a major life decision, but it also causes some disruption to everyday life. Each state is different in terms of its divorce laws. While some states adhere to common law property when it comes to divorce, Virginia is…Read More
Mediator Selection – When Marriage and Business are Combined
In recent years I have noticed a developing trend in divorce mediation. Specifically, there are many more marriages where the parties are also business partners. I first noticed this in my mediations involving married parties from other cultures; notably Asian, Hispanic, and Caribbean. Later, I noticed the same trend in those born in the United…Read More
Civil Cases and the Collaborative Process – Virginia Update – Marshall Yoder and Donita M. King
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed – Charles Darwin Collaborative practice continues to grow in popularity as a dispute resolution model in Virginia, the United States and Internationally. As of last count, collaborative practice in some form existed in…Read More