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The Role of Children in Parenting Plan Mediation

May 14, 2024

Using mediation and other interventions to help families in transition, the Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) is an avenue to assist parents in developing parenting plans. Providing mediation services in the Olathe and Kansas City area, DRC stays at the forefront of issues families often encounter. Parents will sometimes ask about involving their children in the…

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Building Resilience in Children During Parental Separation: A Guide for Parents

April 18, 2024

At the Dispute Resolution Center (DRC), we work with parents both during and after a separation or divorce.  Our goal is to assist Kansas City area families in moving forward in a way that focuses on the needs of everyone, especially the children. Mediation assists parents navigate the emotional and legal road they are facing.…

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Cultivating Harmony: Mediation Insights for Blended Families

January 9, 2024

Nestled in Olathe, Kansas, the Dispute Resolution Center is a steadfast ally for families embarking on the intricate journey of blending households post-divorce. As we delve into the complexities that arise during this process, our mediation services become a beacon of hope, particularly for families in the Kansas City metro area. Today, we will intricately explore a…

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Mediation: How Do You Have Meaningful Holidays When Traditions Are Changed?

December 12, 2023

During the holiday season, traditionally depicted as a time of joy and togetherness, families grappling with changes, particularly those more recently involved in change regarding child custody arrangements or parenting plan adjustments, face a distinctive set of challenges. At the Dispute Resolution Center, we recognize the significance of fostering meaningful connections during these times of…

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Did you know that Divorce is an Adverse Childhood Experience?

November 14, 2023

Adverse Childhood Experiences, or ACEs, include things like physical and emotional abuse, neglect, caregiver mental illness, household violence and divorce.  The more ACEs a child experiences, the more likely he or she is – as an adult – to suffer from various health conditions, behavior issues, developmental delays, mental illness, poor academic achievement and substance abuse,…

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Plan Ahead for Holidays: Mediation for Joyful Celebrations

October 24, 2023

Mediation can be crucial in ensuring that your celebrations are joyful and harmonious. The Kansas City Metro Area holiday season is a time of joy, warmth, and cherished traditions. It’s a time when families come together to celebrate and create lasting memories. However, the holiday season can bring its fair share of stress and conflicts. …

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