Category: Divorce Mediation

Talking with Your Kids About Divorce

August 2, 2019

Mediation statements offer parties an alternative approach to preparing for the mediation by having each party define success in advance, which in turn increases the chance of reaching an agreement.

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Over 500 Cases Mediated through, “The Mediation Project”

October 24, 2018

The types of cases that have been mediated through The Mediation Project include: divorce, paternity, modification of child support, alimony, medical insurance coverage for a former spouse, college costs, separation agreements, parenting plans, and grandparent visitation

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12 Topics a Parenting Coordinator in Massachusetts Can Help With

October 19, 2018

Parenting Coordinators in Massachusetts are court-approved professionals who work to assist parents in reaching a mutually beneficial agreement for the parents and for their child(ren). Parent Coordinators work to help parents manage ongoing issues after divorce.

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Meet a Divorce Mediator Ben Stich

September 4, 2018

As a divorce mediator with MWI, Ben puts his High-Conflict Mediation training to good work as he mediates cases concerning not only divorce, but also custody disputes, parent-teen conflict, marital issues, elder decisions, asset division, liability division, property division and other high conflict family disputes. He also helps facilitate our court-approved "Better Parent" Parent Education Program.

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Meet Divorce Mediator Sally Plone

August 27, 2018

As a divorce mediator with MWI, Sally mediates family conflicts of all kinds in addition to divorce, like co-parenting and custody disputes. She offers mediation services in Watertown and Peabody. She also facilitates MWI's "Better Parent" Court Approved Parent Education Program for parents seeking divorce or to establish paternity in Massachusetts.

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Meet Divorce Mediator Mindy Milberg

August 20, 2018

To her mediation services with in MWI in Natick, MA, Mindy brings over 40 years of experience in serving as an attorney in cases related to divorce, employment, probate, personal injury, and business. As an arbitrator, Mindy helps people resolve conflicts in employment, divorce, commercial, personal injury, and probate matters.

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7 Reasons to Look Forward to Your Parent Education Program

July 13, 2018

Court-approved parent education programs can help guide you onto a path of effective co-parenting with your ex-spouse and provide several resources relating to co-parenting apart and how to support your children during after divorce. Here are 7 reasons why you should look forward to your Parent Education Program.

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Putting the Kids First When Divorcing

April 27, 2018

Mediators want to parent reach an amicable agreement. Most parents would agree that the well-being of the kids comes first. This starts with a fair parenting plan where both parents (and the children) are happy with the parenting schedule.

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9 Ways to Prepare for Divorce Mediation

April 10, 2018

For the past few months I have had the opportunity to participate in several divorce mediations at MWI. In these mediations I have seen many positive interactions in which couples, despite their challenges, exhibit a level of mutual respect and amicability toward each other. I have compiled the following 9 tips for minimizing challenges and increasing productivity and communication in the mediation room. These tips are intended for individuals considering mediation for their divorce or separation, to better prepare for and participate in their mediation.

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How to Work With a Parenting Coordinator in Massachusetts

January 23, 2018

A Parenting Coordinator is a neutral third party who helps separated or divorced parents caught in high conflict resolve child-related disputes, privately and out of court. Parents deciding to work with Parenting Coordinators in Massachusetts are becoming more and more prevalent in 2018. This article aims to educate parents and counsel on how to engage the services of a Parenting Coordinator (PC) when: 1) Both parents agree to work with a Parenting Coordinator, and 2) When only one parent wants to work with a Parenting Coordinator.

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