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Online Mediation Can Result in Calmer, More Engaged Participants

The closures of courts across the nation in 2020 during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic led to an increase in virtual hearings and meetings, including mediation sessions. While many mediators and attorneys worried the virtual setting could hamper participation, it actually became apparent that online mediation could increase engagement and reduce the potential for… Read More »

Making the Best of Virtual Mediation During the COVID-19 Crisis

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, when courts are closed and economic fears abound, using mediation might be the best option for many couples to resolve disagreements over divorce and parenting terms. While social distancing guidelines warn against groups of people gathering in small places, technology gives parties, their lawyers and third-party mediators the… Read More »