In its January 30, 2024, decision in Park v. Kim, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit responded to an attorney who submitted a reply brief in the appeal that cited a nonexistent case that, as it turns out, the attorney obtained through ChatGPT.

The Court informed Counsel it could not locate the case and requested she

Divorce mediator Scott Levin introduces and compares facilitative mediation, evaluative mediation and transformative mediation.
A mediator helps parties reach agreements as a neutral third-party. To resolve conflicts, there are four mediation styles, each with its own unique set of pros and cons. They are evaluative, transformative, informative, and facilitative.
The success of mediation depends not just on the process, but

Marital mediation, also known as couples’ mediation, is a specialized form of mediation aimed at helping couples address and resolve conflicts within their marriage in a way that strengthens their relationship and avoids the need for separation or divorce.

The mediation process focuses on communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills to help couples overcome common issues. Here are three common

Why is choosing a local San Diego mediation firm beneficial? Selecting a divorce mediator familiar with San Diego’s legal environment ensures that your divorce process is guided by someone who understands local laws and customs, offering a more relevant and personalized mediation experience.

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Facilitating Communication During the

Welcome to our series of guest Q&As with divorce experts. As mediators, we often have the opportunity to collaborate with and refer our clients to other talented professionals from various disciplines. We all have a stake in our clients’ well-being, both during and after the divorce proceedings.

Meet Darcie Brown, LMFT, an inspiring attorney-turned-full time marriage & family therapist. Darcie

California’s child support laws are scheduled to undergo major changes in 2024 to create a fairer, more inclusive system. These changes are important for both custodial and non-custodial parents because they will impact child support arrangements.

Let’s take a more detailed look at a couple of the more impactful updates:

AB 1755 Child Support Guidelines

This bill, AB 1755,

What happens after you file for divorce? It’s a life-altering decision, and how you choose to navigate it can significantly impact your post-divorce life, especially if children are involved. In California, couples have the option to go through mediation instead of the traditional court route, which can offer a more amicable and collaborative way to finalize a divorce.

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