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What Kinds of Cases Can Be Resolved at Mediation Without Lawyers?

Mac and Natalia of InstantMediations and Tye of Cfmediationcenter.com discuss some cases frequently worked out at mediation without attorneys representing their clients. Some of those case types are: Family Law cases (Dissolution of Marriage Paternity Modification of Time-Sharing / Child Support Small Claims cases: Debt Collection Residential Property Insurance Cases: […]

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Mediation for Non-Lawyers (PRO SE’s)

Tye Bourdony connects with Mac and Natalia to discuss mediation as it relates to pro se individuals, that is mediation participants who are no represented by lawyers. Visit cfmediationcenter.com to connect with Tye. Connect with Tye Bourdony at cfmediationcenter.com

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March 2021 Decision-Making in Mediations – A Book Review

Mediator and InstantMediations.com Advisor Fran Brochstein, whose mediation experience spans decades, provides mediation tips to mediators and parties engaged in dispute resolution. She is based in Marble Falls, Texas and can mediate online with parties from anywhere. Contact her through her site Familylaw4u.com at Fran@Familylaw4u.com. If you have any suggestions for future columns, […]

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February 2021 Negotiations in Mediations

Mediator and InstantMediations.com Advisor Fran Brochstein, whose mediation experience spans decades, provides mediation tips to mediators and parties engaged in dispute resolution. She is based in Marble Falls, Texas and can mediate online with parties from anywhere. Contact her through her site Familylaw4u.com at Fran@Familylaw4u.com. If you have any suggestions for future columns, […]

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January 2021 Tips by Fran – New Year Reflections on Zoom Mediations After 2020

Mediator and InstantMediations.com Advisor Fran Brochstein, whose mediation experience spans decades, provides mediation tips to mediators and parties engaged in dispute resolution. She is based in Marble Falls, Texas and can mediate online with parties from anywhere. Contact her through her site Familylaw4u.com at Fran@Familylaw4u.com. If you have any suggestions for future columns, […]

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Texas

General Overview of Mediations in Texas Texas mediations involve mediators helping parties resolve disputed claims in many various areas of areas. Whether the issues deal with family, probate, insurance, or personal injury, or it’s related to basic civils cases involving contracts or real property, Texas mediators help resolve an infinite […]

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Argentina (Español)

Descripción de las Mediaciones en Argentina Cuáles son los tipos comunes de Mediaciones y quienes son comúnmente las partes? En la República Argentina existe una ley de mediación nacional, así como leyes de mediación provincial, lo que significa que cada provincia tiene su propia ley de mediación. Los tipos más […]

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Poland

GENERAL OVERVIEW OF MEDIATIONS IN POLAND What are common types of Mediations and who are the common parties? Mediation can be done as a mediation outside of court or within the court proceedings. It is enhanced by the legal and judicial system as an effective way to save time and […]

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Polska

JAKIE SĄ KORZYŚCI Z MEDIACJI W POLSCE? Jest ona szybsza, wydajniejsza, bardziej elastyczna i tańsza niż postępowanie sądowe. Nie jest to strata czasu w postępowaniu, gdyż zwykle nie zatrzymuje całego procesu, ale odbywa się pomiędzy rozprawami – pozwalając zakończyć  postępowanie. Sąd zwraca powodowi 75% wpisu w przypadku zawarcia umowy o […]

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December 2020 Tips by Fran – Mediator Communications

Mediator and InstantMediations.com Advisor Fran Brochstein, whose mediation experience spans decades, provides mediation tips to mediators and parties engaged in dispute resolution. She is based in Marble Falls, Texas and can mediate online with parties from anywhere. Contact her through her site Familylaw4u.com at Fran@Familylaw4u.com. If you have any suggestions for future columns, […]

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2020 Peacebuilding Community Award for Volunteerism

In spring 2020, when covid-19 shut everything down in Southeast Texas, including the ability to host in-person mediations, we went to work helping volunteer mediators at the Montgomery County Dispute Resolution Center. Our aim was to help them help their clients work on resolving pending legal disputes in a time […]

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November 2020 Tips by Fran

Mediator and InstantMediations.com Advisor Fran Brochstein, whose mediation experience spans decades, provides mediation tips to mediators and parties engaged in dispute resolution. She is based in Marble Falls, Texas and can mediate online with parties from anywhere. Contact her through her site Familylaw4u.com at Fran@Familylaw4you.com. If you have any suggestions for future columns, […]

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October 2020 E-Mediation Certification Course

The InstantMediations Academy is hosting an E-Mediation Certification Course with Daniel Rainey, of Holistic Solutions, Inc., which trains mediators in online mediations that leads to certification by InternetBar.org. While October’s course is fully booked, you can register for November’s course here. Each course lasts 4 weeks, and consists of self-paced […]

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October 2020 Tips by Fran: Domestic Violence in Mediations

Mediator and InstantMediations.com Advisor Fran Brochstein, whose mediation experience spans decades, provides mediation tips to mediators and parties engaged in dispute resolution. She is based in Marble Falls, Texas and can mediate online with parties from anywhere. Contact her through her site Familylaw4u.com at Fran@Familylaw4you.com. If you have any suggestions for future columns, […]

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September 2020 Mediation Tips by Fran

Mediator and InstantMediations.com Advisor Fran Brochstein, whose mediation experience spans decades, provides mediation tips to mediators and parties engaged in dispute resolution. She is based in Marble Falls, Texas and can mediate online with parties from anywhere. Contact her through her site Familylaw4you.com at Fran@Familylaw4you.com. If you have any suggestions for future columns, […]

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August 2020 Mediation Tips by Fran

Mediator and InstantMediations.com Advisor Fran Brochstein, whose mediation experience spans decades, provides mediation tips to mediators and parties engaged in dispute resolution. She is based in Marble Falls, Texas and can mediate online with parties from anywhere. Contact her through her site Familylaw4you.com at Fran@Familylaw4you.com. If you have any suggestions for future columns, […]

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June 2020 Mediation Tips by Fran

Mediator and InstantMediations.com Advisor Fran Brochstein, whose mediation experience spans decades, provides mediation tips to mediators and parties engaged in dispute resolution. She is based in Marble Falls, Texas and can mediate online with parties from anywhere. Contact her through her site Familylaw4you.com at Fran@Familylaw4you.com. If you have any suggestions for future columns, […]

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E-signing Mediation Agreements & Best Practice Tips

This article is being published after the recent integration of the e-signature tool for mediators into InstantMediation.com After successfully negotiating a final settlement agreement between disputing parties, mediators find themselves needing to draft the settlement terms, and most of the time, needing to obtain the parties’ signatures beneath those terms. […]

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Instant Mediator Spotlight: Danielle Comeaux

Danielle Comeaux, a mediator at DANIELLE CLARKE COMEAUX, PC, and early adopter of InstantMediations, agreed to sit down and share her experiences mediating cases online. Danielle hosts multiple online mediations each week during the Coronavirus pandemic, and has become a go-to mediator for getting cases settled. Her insightful and candid […]

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May 2020 Mediation Tips by Fran

Mediator and InstantMediations.com Advisor Fran Brochstein, whose mediation experience spans decades, provides mediation tips to mediators and parties engaged in dispute resolution. She is based in Marble Falls, Texas and can mediate online with parties from anywhere. Contact her through her site Familylaw4you.com at Fran@Familylaw4you.com. If you have any suggestions […]

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Danielle Comeaux

Comeaux MediationSTART MEDIATIONAbout Me: Attorney Danielle Comeaux offers professional mediation services to individuals & companies. Utilizing her education, skills and unique litigation experiences within the US, as well as the US Virgin Islands, she provides clients clear insight into each conflict, and diligently works with those involved to resolve the [...] Read more

Kimberly Barahona

BARAHONA CONSULTING & MEDIATIONSTART MEDIATIONAbout Me: Kimberly Barahona believes in the process of mediation as a powerful tool to assist families, individuals and organizations resolve disputes through facilitated communications. Ms. Barahona approaches each mediation with an open mind. As a neutral third party, she helps clients find solutions that fit [...] Read more

Myrna Gregory

Gregory Law, PLLCSTART MEDIATIONAbout Me: In addition to being a highly experienced civil and family trial attorney, with over 25 years of aggressive, results driven representation, Ms. Gregory has mediated hundreds of family law matters for the District Courts of Harris County, Texas and surrounding counties, and is frequently requested [...] Read more

Traci Ahart

Hell On Heels MediationSTART MEDIATIONAbout Me: From the courtroom to the mediation room, Traci Ahart has done it all. Ranked as one of the most in-demand mediators throughout Southeast Texas, Traci is known as a get-it-settled mediator because of her creative solutions and her keen ability to connect with litigants. [...] Read more

Barbara Manousso

Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC.About Me: Since 1993, Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso, a Texas Credentialed Distinguish Mediator and CEO of Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC., has received countless awards and organizational affiliations, and has trained thousands of mediators and arbitrators. She has mediated over 3,000 civil and family cases and [...] Read more

Daniel Rainey

Daniel RaineyAbout Me: Daniel is currently serving as the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Online Dispute Resolution, and he is working with Ethan Katsh and Mohamed Abdel-Wahab on the second edition of ODR Theory and Practice. He has an ongoing relationship as an adjunct professor with Dominican University (in [...] Read more

Mac-Arthur Pierre-Louis

Mac-Arthur Pierre-LouisAbout Me: I am an 11-year attorney practicing law with extensive courtroom experience and a tested mediator passionate about help clients resolve their disputes outside of court. Having worked with the Texas Office of the Attorney General Child Support Division, I’ve touched thousands of support-related cases and work to [...] Read more

Tye Bourdony

The Mediation Center of Central Florida Inc.,About Me: Tye Bourdony is now the Director and Primary Mediation Trainer for The Mediation Center of Central Florida Inc., and upon graduating law school in 2010, was hired as the staff mediator in the Osceola County Ninth Judicial Circuit Courthouse. Read more on [...] Read more

Danette Ross Watson

Danette Ross WatsonSTART MEDIATIONAbout Me: Founder and president of Solomon’s Way ADR Services, Danette has practiced in the field of ADR for nearly 25 years. Most recently she founded and serves as the Executive Director of the West Texas Community Mediation Center in Big Spring, Howard County, Texas. A Credentialed [...] Read more

Fran Brochstein

Fran BrochsteinSTART MEDIATIONAbout Me: A family law litigation attorney since 1991, Fran Brochstein has helped thousands of parties over the years, both in the courtroom in her days as a staff lawyer with the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program, and outside the courtroom as a mediation expert. Fran shifted her focus [...] Read more

Dr. Ewa Kosowska-Korniak

Dr. Ewa Kosowska-KorniakSTART MEDIATIONAbout Me: I am passionate about mediation, and indulging in good conversation. I am attentive to other people. My aim is to inspire others to work on themselves and their relationships with the environment. I am a trainer of the psychosocial skills workshop – and have a [...] Read more

Donna Ross

Donna Ross, LL.M., FCIArb, PRISTART MEDIATIONAbout Me: I am an LIV-accredited specialist mediator, arbitrator and commercial lawyer with extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution across several continents. I advise and represent clients in contract and settlement negotiations, teach dispute resolution and negotiation, in addition to serving as a neutral in [...] Read more

Natalia Olowska-Czajka

Adwokat Natalia Olowska-CzajkaAbout Me: Co-founder of InstantMediations.com. I'm devoted to Family Law for over 15 years, focusing on its international aspects and cross-border, multicultural and bilingual mediation. My experience within the court rooms as an attorney and an expert witness can now be used in the informal process of mediation. [...] Read more

Danielle Comeaux

Comeaux MediationSTART MEDIATIONAbout Me: Attorney Danielle Comeaux offers professional mediation services to individuals & companies. Utilizing her education, skills and unique litigation experiences within the US, as well as the US Virgin Islands, she provides clients clear insight into each conflict, and diligently works with those involved to resolve the [...] Read more

Online Mediation in Hague Convention Cases

The Hague Convention on Child Abduction 1980 (full name: Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, concluded in the Hague on 25 October 1980) is an international treaty aiming at prohibiting relocating the children abroad without the other parent consent and if such a relocation already took […]

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