A federal appellate decision warns that arbitration might not be as confidential as the parties in business disputes prefer it to be. If the winner of an arbitration wants to enforce their award by obtaining an ordinary court judgment, they must run the risk of losing confidentiality.
While the pandemic has impacted everyone, it has impacted some families more than others. It is not surprising that a family where one or both parents have lost their job (or now have a reduced income), work on the front lines or have different risk tolerances have a few more hurdles to get over. See this short read from Amy Robertson, a Chartered Mediator in Victoria, British Columbia. https://www.mediate.com/articles/Robertson-disagreement.cfm
Divorce is one of the most stressful things that a person will ever undertake. Oftentimes, people are so intent in formally ending a relationship that their decisions are often made under severe emotional distress. Here are some tips from Denise French, a certified divorce financial analyst, that can help you prepare financially for a divorce. https://www.mediate.com/articles/french-divorce-differently.cfm
All across America, places of work are considering the safety of its employees and personnel. Included is the psychological well-being of employees. Here is a brief articles by Lorraine Segal, M.A. describing 3 critical factors to consider. https://www.mediate.com/articles/segal-psychological.cfm