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Dealing With Controlling Stepparents | How to Prepare for Mediation | CTC LIVE

In this replay of COMMAND THE COURTROOM LIVE family law attorney Wendy Hernandez talks about dealing with controlling stepparents, how to prepare for divorce or custody mediation, relocation and answers some viewer's questions.   

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0:07 - Attorney Disclaimer: Just because you're watching this live stream does not mean that we have an attorney-client privilege. You need to meet with an attorney and sign an agreement entering into a retainer agreement before there's a attorney client privilege. You need to know that any communication that we have on this live stream is not confidential theoretically. If your ex is also on the live stream and you know they could get information from the live stream as well if the end of. The live stream is for educational purposes and informational purposes. I am NOT your attorney and the information that I give you and what comes of it really depends on your case and your circumstances and what you choose to...

Mediation | Alternatives for Settling a Divorce or Custody Case Outside of Court - Part 4

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...