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What is Cultural Sensitivity in Mediation?

While we are all humans, we all don’t come from the same cultural background. If 2020 has taught us anything, it is that we all have different opinions and upbringings that affect how we view the world. Being culturally sensitive is a vital part of cultivating a life that includes and involves everyone. There is…
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10 Ways to Improve Your Cultural Sensitivity Through Training

As professionals working with different people groups, it is essential to understand that everyone who comes to the table has a different story and background. They are uniquely different and yet often the same in some ways. Working with people, especially those who have a conflict, always involves friction that can intensify if someone at…
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Equitable Distribution Divorce Mediation

Dividing Property During Divorce: 5 Tips for an efficient Equitable Distribution Mediation

Finding common ground can be problematic during a divorce, but working with a qualified divorce mediator can help smooth out the Equitable Distribution process. One of the main concerns that a divorcing couple has during mediation is Equitable Distribution (ED), or the division of property obtained during the marriage. Learn more about how to efficiently…
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Divorce Mediator Questions

Top Questions to Ask a Qualified Divorce Mediator in Richmond, VA

In Richmond, VA, choosing the right kind of divorce mediator is essential when you hope to separate amicably from your spouse. There are plenty of mediators and lawyers who work with divorcing couples. However, not all of these professionals are the same. While some will state that they have the experience, it is important to…
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How to Resolve Your Divorce Quickly Through Mediation in Richmond, VA

Very few clients want to battle out their divorce over a span of months or years. When a couple decides to divorce, it usually is something that has been on the horizon for a long time already. Before the recent COVID-19 pandemic, battling a divorce out in court took a lot of time and money.…
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Top Advantages of Hiring a Mediator Who Practices Family Law in Richmond, VA

What are the top advantages of hiring a mediator who practices family law in Richmond, VA? Mediation continues to grow as a popular choice for those who want to keep their case out of the courts, many attorneys have seen the benefits of mediation both in their practice and for their clients. Oftentimes, and especially…
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Virtual Mediation

Making Mediation Easier: 5 Reasons to Choose Virtual Divorce Mediation in Virginia Beach

Is virtual divorce mediation right for you and your spouse in Virginia Beach? Finding a good time and place for mediations can be tricky. Not only do the two parties involved need to agree to a time, but the mediator must also have an opening in their schedule. Add in that some mediations have attorneys…
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Mediator Selection – Best Practices

In my thirty plus years of legal practice and almost 1700 mediation cases at the time of this writing, I have developed my own list of best practices in every stage of mediation. These come from what I observed as a mediator and as an advocate. At first, I thought it was because some of…
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Transcript of “Work It” Richmond Article/ Profile with Donita King

Tell us the basics: Who are you, what’s your company’s name, and how long have you been at this company? I am an attorney, arbitrator and Virginia Supreme Court-certified mediator in the family and civil areas. I’m also an authorized mediator, mentor and alternative dispute-resolution trainer. I am a partner of CMG Collaborative Law Offices,…
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