Most divorcing couples do not enter mediation familiar with divorce law. This does not mean that they have not searched the Internet to learn about the divorcing process or that they have not been speaking to friends and family about divorce. Quite to the contrary: individuals embarking on mediation often bring with them a wide […]
Now Offering: Videoconferencing! Given the current COVID-19 situation, we wanted to let you know that we are still open and videoconferencing is an option for those looking to book free consultations or mediation appointments. All calls will be returned the same day. So do not hesitate to leave us a message!
Life Insurance Information Given Covid-19 and the changing environment, some life insurance companies have stopped issuing long term flat premium policies for 20 or 30 years. Some are limiting the insurance term to 15 years with more stringent underwriting policies. We can also expect higher premiums on new policies since low interest rates, more deaths and increased number of claims are affecting the bottom line of the insurance companies.Massachusetts Legislature passed a measure to allow notaries public to use videoconferencing to perform notarial acts during the Covid-19 shutdown instead of in-person notarizations (e.g., Court Financial Forms require notarization for filings). This measure is waiting to be signed by Governor Baker.
The Massachusetts government website has a listing of resources for online support groups and recovery meetings, hotlines and helplines, as well as general information related to Covid-19.
Announcement For divorcing parents with children under the age of 18:
Click here for more information Due to COVID-19, Massachusetts Probate and Family Court is suspending requirement for in-person attendance at Parent Education courses and permitting online participation via web video conferencing or visual attendance at approved parent education course. Contact Us
Since 1982, the Centre for Mediation & Dispute Resolution has been a leader in the mediation field. Based in Wellesley, Massachusetts our clients come from Norfolk, Middlesex, Suffolk, Plymouth, Worcester, Essex and Bristol counties. We are proud of our success in resolving conflict through our mediation services. Each mediator is trained and experienced in helping you to consider all aspects pertaining to your dispute and to reach an agreement that is workable for all parties.
Our strength lies in empowering our clients, through education and involvement, an empowerment grounded in a concrete understanding of the issues to be resolved and the choices to be considered. Our agreements are widely praised by clients and professionals for their clarity and attention to detail, for creating a thorough and thoughtful roadmap to guide you now and in the future. We believe that mediation is often the best means of resolving disputes — from those found in the inner circle of the family to those in the world of business.