We are excited to announce the beginning of the CMT Certification Program, a comprehensive Advanced Program where Mediators can learn necessary skills along with in-depth knowledge of the relevant practice areas.
The new law governing post-divorce maintenance is now official and goes into effect on Jan. 23, 2016. Mediators can begin to use it immediately as part of the possible options a couple can use.
The most difficult impasses in mediation are generally based upon unresolved emotional issues within or between the parties.
Using child support guidelines is not for everyone. An alternative that has been used a number of times in mediations done through the Center for Mediation & Training divides child-related expenses into two categories.
An older, divorcing couple rarely has more than one or two assets worth more than their Social Security rights. After a house and pension/retirement plans, Social Security is their next largest “asset.” Yet it is rarely considered by their lawyers, mediators, nor the parties themselves.
Some attorneys have accepted the conclusion that women are disadvantaged in mediation because of their predisposition toward preservation of relationships