Tag: Mediation

Navigating mediator bias

Mediation SOS: When Your Mediator Plays Favorites – How to Regain Balance with Mediator Bias

Mediation is a process built on trust, impartiality, and the belief that a neutral mediator will guide parties toward resolution without mediator bias.   However, there are instances when a mediator may unintentionally or intentionally stray from neutrality, leaving participants feeling frustrated or unheard. In this article, we’ll explore signs that your mediator may not be […]
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Mediator integrity

The Power of Mediator Integrity: When Transparency Trumps Bias

“In mediation, integrity is the name of the game.” I’ve spent years helping couples navigate the challenging waters of divorce through mediation, and one particular experience stands out as a striking example of the power of mediator integrity. It’s a tale that underscores the importance of remaining impartial and transparency’s crucial role in the mediation […]
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What is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® and why do I need one?

Divorce is hard enough without having to worry about the financial repercussions. That’s where a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® (CDFA) comes in. A CDFA® is a specialist trained to help you navigate the financial challenges of divorce. Here’s what you need to know about CDFAs® and why you should consider working with one. If you’re […]
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How to co-parent happy and healthy kids after divorce

Establish rules and guidelines for co-parenting  Brene Brown says that rules are guidelines, not weapons. So when it comes to rules for co-parenting, think of them as guideposts to help you and your ex find your way to be the best parents to your children. Of course, every family is different, so you’ll want to […]
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What's collaborative divorce, and is it right for my family and me | Bridging Divorce Solutions

What’s collaborative divorce, and is it right for my family and me?

One of the most common questions I hear during my first call with someone who wants a divorce or heard it from their spouse is, "where do I start?" It's a great question, and when people stop to think that through instead of jumping into a process that is not best suited for them or their family, they almost always have a better outcome and less expensive divorce.
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