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Upstate Mini-Conference September 19, 2015

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Clare Piro on LookTV News.

Clare Piro on LookTV

Watch NYSCDM President Clare Piro explain divorce mediation and its benefits during her recent interview with Jesse Jackson … [Continue...]

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Bobbie Dillon

Listening to Reach Agreement

When we are in conflict with another it can be difficult, if not impossible, to really listen to what the other person is saying. And really, why should we bother listening when we clearly disagree? Yet, we may be making assumptions about what is being said because we are defensive, which can … [Continue..]

Daniel Burns

The Grey Divorce

While the rate of divorce for the general population was relatively flat between 1990 and 2010, the divorce rate for couples age 50 and over doubled during that span. As a group, those over 50 accounted for about 25% of all divorces in 2010 according to a study by the National Center for Family … [Continue..]

Barbara Kimbrough

Should You End Your Marriage?

No ethical divorce mediator (or attorney) would ever push you to end your marriage or partnership without making sure that one or both of you are completely certain that you are no longer willing to stay in the relationship. Many couples come to our consultation at different places about ending … [Continue..]

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