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Resolutions, Inc. > Collaborative Divorce: Building Bridges with Facilitation and Mediation

September 11, 2013


From Sherry Gorrell: As mediators, for decades we have been assisting in the divorce process…bringing highly emotional couples together in the same room to create agreements and parenting plans focused on the children and honoring the transitioning family as a whole. Our skill set (developed after years of practice and a plethora of cases) is […]

Avvo > Mediation Versus Collaborative Divorce

September 10, 2013


From Adam B. Cordover, Esq.: There has been a growing recognition over the past few decades that courtroom divorce, an adversarial process that pits husband against wife, is a dreadful and harmful method to resolve family disputes. As a result, the Florida Supreme Court, like many other judicial bodies, declared that family matters needed “a […]

California Bar Journal > Lawyer as Peacemaker

September 9, 2013


From Forrest “Woody” Mosten, Esq.: Over a decade ago, I decided to refuse any further litigation. I turned down large retainers and referred all potential court clients to competent litigators in my community. My practice is now divided roughly into two equal parts. I serve as a neutral mediator 50 percent of the time, and […] > The Spiritual Aspects of Collaborative Law

September 8, 2013


From Dale L. Raugust, Esq.: It is apparent that we desperately need to find a better way of relating to one another, and that the broken aspects of the world’s relationships between countries are reflected within our own individual relationships. When Mother Teresa was receiving her Noble Peace prize she was asked by a member […]

Arizona Collaborative Colleagues > What is Collaborative Mediation?

July 20, 2013


From Pamela Donison, J.D.: IACP defines Collaborative Mediation as:  Collaborative Mediation – Collaborative mediation is a style of mediation where two or more people are encouraged to work toward resolution in a transparent and peaceful manner. The goal is to support the parties to unfold the issues and create fair agreements that will stand the test […]