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Overcoming Emotional Barriers in Divorce Mediation

July 9, 2024

Divorce is inherently emotional, and navigating these feelings during mediation can be one of the most significant challenges for couples in the Kansas City Metro area. At the Dispute Resolution Center, we encourage mediation that is designed to help parties reach amicable agreements, but intense emotions can complicate the process. Here are strategies to manage…

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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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How to be Successful in Mediation (and Life)

March 12, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, disagreements are inevitable, whether in our personal lives, workplaces, or within our communities. However, the key to resolving these before they become deeper conflicts lies in the strategies we employ and our approach to communication and understanding our needs and desires. Mediation offers a pathway not just to resolve disputes but…

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Mediation to Ensure Your Children Feel Loved Amidst Separation

February 13, 2024

Separation from a partner may be an emotionally difficult process.  The difficult task of explaining to your children that you no longer love their other parent can add to this emotionally taxing experience. In this blog, we’ll delve into navigating this sensitive situation and how mediation can help parents focus on ensuring children feel loved and supported…

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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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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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3 Areas of Mediation In Olathe, KS

September 2, 2021

Dispute Resolution Center Law & Mediation, LLC understands that any type of mediation can be confusing at first, however, there are some differences that make the three main types of mediation beneficial in diverse situations. There is no one right way to resolve conflict, but mediation can help guide you to the best possible resolutions.…

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Core Mediation: Money And Property Dispute Resolution

June 3, 2021

Core mediation is used to settle disputes over money or property. When complex issues arise through small claims, or between neighbors, HOA, or family members regarding money and property issues (not related to a divorce) – core mediation can help resolve these issues.    Small claims courts often deal with disputes on breaches of contract,…

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Domestic Mediation: Putting The Pieces Together

May 6, 2021

Domestic mediation is a process that allows separating or divorcing couples, or families with disagreements, to meet with a mediator who specializes in domestic matters, in order to discuss and help them resolve specific issues pertaining to their family needs. Our no-nonsense approach supports our clients in resolving their matters quickly, efficiently, and in cost-effective ways. Our…

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