Emotional Aspects of Divorce
by Kathleen O'Connell Corcoran
It may be helpful to understand a little about divorce and the typical
effects it has on men, women and children. The divorce rate in the
United States is the highest in the world. Fifty percent of marriages
end in divorce.
Solutions for Parents and Children at Impasse
by Matt Kramer
Pouting and crying, tantrums and yelling, stealing and running away. It
seems as if there are an infinite number of ways in which children can
express their displeasure to us. Exactly what displeases them or what we
as single parents can do about it is seldom clear amidst the decision
making, catching up and scheduling that we struggle through in our day
to day lives.
by John W. Reiman
The divorce may soon be final, but even before the dust has settled,
parents will discover that one responsibility hasn't changed in the
slightest: Parents are still accountable for the well-being of their
The Use of
Mediation in Estate Planning: A Preemptive Strike Against Potential Litigation
by John A. Gromala
Use of an independent mediator during the planning process can help
estate planners improve client satisfaction, reduce the probability of
family litigation and avoid malpractice claims.
Same Sex Divorce
by Jonathan B. Crane, Esq.
The Gay Community has, to date, not been as well served. Same sex
separations are, of course, every bit as emotionally charged and messy
as heterosexual divorces. Property division is far more messy.
What Parents Can Do
to Help Children with Divorce
by Kathleen O'Connell Corcoran, Ph.D.
A well known psychologist offers suggestions for what parents can do to
support their children's comfort and adjustment to the many realities of
What If There
Has Been Domestic Violence?
by Alaska Judicial Council
If there has been domestic abuse or violence between you and the other
party, you should understand how it can affect the safety and fairness
of the mediation process.
Mediation: Research Facts
by Forrest S. Mosten
This article organizes family mediation research facts in a manner that
provides insight into who chooses to mediate, what makes the mediation
process effective, and how participants rate outcome and satisfaction.
Questions - Academy of Family Mediators
by Academy of Family Mediators
The Academy of Family Mediators was established in 1981 as a non-profit
educational membership association and is the largest family mediation
organization in existence. Academy members are mediators working in a
variety of settings including private practice, courts, schools, and
government in the United States and Internationally.