Mediator Publications

Melissa Kucinski authors article for Hague Conference publication

Melissa Kucinski authored an article for The Hague Conference's Judges' Newsletter on mediation resources for global families in the USA.  US mediators are often extremely creative and flexible in their approaches by helping design a process specific to a family's needs.  The article will be published in early 2019, and, when published, can be found… Continue reading Melissa Kucinski authors article for Hague Conference publication

Mediator Presentations

Melissa Kucinski offers advanced trainings to family mediators

Melissa Kucinski will be offering two advanced international family mediation trainings for family mediators in 2019. D.C. Metropolitan Area (4 days) - March 28, 29, April 4, 5 with the Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution San Francisco Bay Area (2 days) - May 6 (web-based) and May 20 (in-person) with UC Hastings School of Law… Continue reading Melissa Kucinski offers advanced trainings to family mediators

Uses for Mediation

Mediation – a pre-marriage exercise you should try

Before getting married, engaged couples will spend hours selecting the right outfits for their nuptials. They will go store-to-store, adding coveted items to their wedding gift registries. They will make binders with charts and calendars and a Pinterest page with photos.   But, has the couple had the necessary pre-marriage conversations that will help them stave off future… Continue reading Mediation – a pre-marriage exercise you should try

Uses for Mediation

Why Mediation for Global Families?

Mediation is an excellent tool for global families when that family spans multiple countries and legal systems. Global families tend to have complex situations that need creative solutions. Many courts do not have the tools or ability to craft a tailor-made solution for global families, and many legal systems do not have the ability to… Continue reading Why Mediation for Global Families?