Council News and Announcements


Annual Conference – May 2-4, 2014: “Building Bridges”

REGISTRATION OPEN! The New York State Council on Divorce Mediation will be holding its Annual Conference at the Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs, NY on May 2-4, 2014. Brochures will be … [Continue..]

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Bobbie Dillon on LookTV with David Storey

Bobbie Dillon on LookTV

Watch NYSCDM President Bobbie Dillon give a comprehensive overview on the benefits of divorce mediation on LookTV News with … [Continue...]

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David Louis

Ask For What You Need – Mind Readers Are Hard To Find

In our house, we keep a shopping list for the next person who goes out to buy groceries. I’m not the best at putting things on that list, and so when my wife has returned from shopping, and something I needed wasn’t purchased, I have only myself to blame – how could I expect her to read my mind … [Continue..]

Clare Piro

I’m Ready to Get Divorced, but My Spouse Isn’t. Part One – Getting Started

It’s rare in my practice for both parties to be in the same frame of mind about getting a divorce. Most often, one person is more prepared for the process and the separation, and the other party may not even have come to terms with the concept that the marriage will come to an end. What can each of … [Continue..]

Upstate Mini-Conference September 6, 2014

Save the Date: Saturday, September 6, 2014 Canandaigua, New York Details to Follow … [Continue..]

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