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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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Navigating Divorce with Independence: The power of Mediation

Navigating Divorce with Independence: The Power of Mediation

This year’s celebration of Independence Day got me thinking. What is it about freedom – not only as a country but as individuals – that is so important and appealing to us. What does it really mean? In today’s world and political climate this question could trigger a debate instantly. But if you take politics …

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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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Mortgage Interest Rates Trend Up and Splitting Couples Better Take Note

Mortgage interest rates are trending up. This is an impactful end of an unprecedented mortgage rate cycle with historically low rates. The length of this rate trough created an expectation of continued low rates with accompanying assumptions for financial and life decisions. This, of course, works until it doesn’t and many people are seeing future …

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