This is video 4 in my series on how to resolve your divorce or child custody case outside of court. In the first 3 videos we have covered the simple strategies of writing letters back and forth, we’ve covered informal settlement conferences and also collaborative divorce. In this video I’m going to talk to you about mediation which is another type of alternative dispute resolution.
Mediation is a process whereby the parties meet and if they have attorneys the attorneys are often present. There's a key player that is involved that differentiates mediation from just having an informal settlement conference. In divorce meditation there's a neutral person who is trained in mediation and that person works with the parties to try to help them resolve their differences.
In most of the mediations that I participate in the mediators do the mediations in a caucus format. So what that means is that each party has a room to him or herself. If the...
Oftentimes, one parent's behavior interferes with the other parent's relationship with the kids. Some people go so far as to call this behavior "parental alienation."
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