Taxes — Don’t forget Taxes

We are all in the middle of sorting through those envelopes  that arrive in February, statements from all the financial institutions to get ready for tax time.  Taxes are a big problem in divorces, mainly because people forget the talk about taxes.  Good lawyers and good mediators should ask to include these issues, which hopefully […]

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Friction, it is a good thing

Mediation is about settlement, but settlement is about communication, and that is often based in friction.  Conflict is part of our nature.  Conflict arises when two people have differing opinions, and can be illuminating in the relationship.  As mediators we should be looking to define the conflict, let it be spoken out loud in the […]

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