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Divorce Mediation vs. Divorce Arbitration: What You Should Know

Divorce arbitration, like divorce mediation, is an alternative method to resolving divorce issues that keeps you out of litigation. But how does it differ from mediation? Where mediation involves working with a third-party mediator to negotiate the issues of your divorce while maintaining control over the outcome, arbitration involves working with a private judge (an… Read More »

Three Things that Mediation Is Not…Plus a Couple More

In a recent article on Mediate.com, Justin Kelsey, a mediator certified by the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation, tries to dispel some misconceptions about mediation by explaining what mediation does not do. Mr. Kelsey does a good job describing why: Mediation is not arbitration — When two individuals are locked in a conflict, there’s a… Read More »