The Future of Virtual Mediation

A Young Woman Participating In A Virtual Mediation

Now that restrictions from the pandemic are finally fading away and the world is preparing to return to “business as usual,” you might be anticipating waving goodbye to video calling services for good. But don’t get too ahead of yourself because many in the legal profession believe it could be here to stay. Now that…

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Valentine’s Day and Divorce

A couple opting for a low cost divorce with mediation

Every year, as February nears, shops fill with heart-shaped boxes of chocolate and teddy bears that say “I love you.” Having all that shoved in your face can be tough if you’re going through a rough period with your partner, and it might even serve as a wake-up call that it’s time to let go…

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How to Prepare for Real Estate Mediation

A mediator working with a landlord and tenant to resolve a real estate dispute with mediation

Whether you’re struggling with boundary disputes, landlord-tenant disputes, co-owner disputes, or something else, the real estate mediation world is full of challenges — and they can often get nasty. Real estate mediation is an essential piece of the puzzle for navigating these problems, but it’s crucial to have the right approach. Here’s how to prepare.…

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The Benefits of Mediation for Small Businesses

Small business owners experiencing the benefits of mediation

In an ideal world, businesses would always run along smoothly with no legal disputes. Unfortunately, there’s a reasonable chance that you’re going to run into some kind of conflict along the way, whether it’s related to contracts, business partners, employees, or just about anything else. Fortunately, going to court isn’t the only way to resolve…

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Create a Tailored Multicultural Parenting Plan

Multicultural parents happy with their parenting plan

Co-parenting is complicated enough, but when you add the dimension of a multicultural family, the complexity increases further. Even if both parties want their child to honor the other parent’s culture, misunderstandings are likely — and in some cases, the will isn’t even there. Still, creating a tailored multicultural parenting plan is possible. Regardless of…

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Co-Parenting With a Toxic Ex

Difficulties Arise in Argument About Co-Parenting with a Toxic Ex

There’s a situation we all dread yet few of us ever imagine ending up in when we get into a relationship or have children: co-parenting with a toxic ex. Yet if you’ve found yourself in this unfortunate scenario, there are ways to navigate it while maintaining your sanity and still giving your child(ren) the opportunity…

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Resolve Co-Parenting Issues During the Holidays

Couple Experiencing Difficulties Co-Parenting During The Holidays

The holidays should be when we all relax, spend some time with our loved ones, and enjoy the festivities. Yet things don’t always turn out that way — the unfortunate reality is that many people face less-than-ideal family situations, including having to navigate co-parenting. If you’re struggling to resolve co-parenting issues during the holidays, know…

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Negotiating Your Divorce Decree

A couple negotiates their divorce decree

As anyone going through the process themselves will know, getting a divorce involves several hurdles. A divorce decree can seem like the light at the end of the tunnel after months of toil — but negotiation has its own set of challenges. To avoid common stumbling blocks and problems when carrying out a divorce in…

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October Is a Great Time to Mediate

October is a great time for mediation

October is widely known as a month of Halloween, pumpkin-spiced lattes, and autumnal aesthetics — but did you know it’s the perfect time to try mediation? The month is home to Mediation Week (the third week of October) and Conflict Resolution Day (17th October). Even if you’re not currently going through a divorce or another…

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Proving Adultery In Virginia

Proving Adultery in Virginia

You might be certain that your spouse committed adultery, but your word won’t hold up in the eyes of the law without concrete evidence. This is true no matter where you live, but Virginia residents face a few unique challenges and considerations; let’s examine the best way to proceed with proving adultery in the state.…

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