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Adjudication versus ADR in Family Law, in Search of Deeper Dialogue and Understanding By: Sandra Crawford, JD, Mediator, Collaborative Lawyer

Adjudication versus ADR in Family Law, in Search of Deeper Dialogue and Understanding

By: Sandra Crawford, JD, Mediator, Collaborative Lawyer1 As a family law attorney who has worked it the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) space for over 30 years now, I have been often called upon to explain to clients and professionals alike how conflict resolution using ADR models (which for me are Collaborative Practice and Mediation) and …

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Divorce Mediation in Indiana: 5 Myths Debunked

Are you considering divorce in Indiana? If so, you’ve likely heard about divorce mediation as an alternative to traditional litigation. However, there are many misconceptions surrounding divorce mediation that may be holding you back from exploring this option fully. At Keystone Mediation in Dyer, Indiana, we believe in providing clarity and debunking common myths about …

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Advanced Mediation Training: Witnessing the Power of Transformation

As a divorce mediator and trainer, I’ve had the privilege of witnessing remarkable transformations firsthand. Not just within the families navigating the complexities of their separation, but also within the mediators themselves who choose to invest in their skills and knowledge. Today, I want to share what I’ve learned from facilitating an Advanced Divorce Mediation …

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Divorce Without a Lawyer in Indiana: The Benefits of Choosing Mediation

Going through a divorce is undoubtedly a challenging experience, however it doesn’t have to be a contentious legal battle. After the holiday season, it is common to see an increase in filings for divorce. In Indiana, couples have an alternative option that allows them to navigate the divorce process without a lawyer – mediation. In …

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Thanksgiving Conversation Starters: How to Keep the Peace at the Dinner Table

Thanksgiving Conversation Starters: How to Keep the Peace at the Dinner Table

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and with it brings a time for reflection, gratitude, and of course, delicious food. It’s a time when families and friends gather around the dinner table to share a meal and express their appreciation for one another. However, it can also cause tensions to rise, and old conflicts can …

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Improve Interpersonal Communication with Interpersonal Mediation

Improve Interpersonal Communication with Interpersonal Mediation

Co-written with Anna Dennin of Analyse the Assets, CDFA® and Mediator.  Recently, a group of professional mediators through the Academy of Professional Family Mediators™ met to discuss a growing trend for what they were calling marital mediation. After a handful of meetings, it became clear that this type of mediation was in demand for many …

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5 Reasons Why You Should Choose Divorce Mediation in Indiana

Going through a divorce can be an incredibly difficult and emotional experience for most Hoosiers. Feeling overwhelmed, anxious, angry, and unsure as to what the next steps should be often lead clients to turn to Google or the internet about how to proceed with a divorce. A quick google search for divorce leads most to …

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March Madness: Why Divorcing Couples Often Choose March to File for Divorce

Co-written with James Robenalt of Next Page Mediation For many, March is the month couples conclude their marriage. March is infamously known as “divorce month” in family law circles. Statistics show that rates spike in the early months of the year, peak in March, then subside, and rise again in August when children return to …

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