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Annual Conference
Digging Deeper

Annual Conference – April 30-May 2, 2015

Mediation Skills: Digging Deeper Join the members of the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation for our 31st Annual Conference. Learn valuable divorce mediation skills and strategies that will … [Continue..]

Members Spotlight

Clare Piro on LookTV News.

Clare Piro on LookTV

Watch NYSCDM President Clare Piro explain divorce mediation and its benefits during her recent interview with Jesse Jackson … [Continue...]

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Clare Piro

NYSCDM & Clare Piro Featured in Daily Voice

  The New York State Council on Divorce Mediation and Clare Piro were featured in the Harrison Daily Voice last week in an article about the annual conference. Click here for the full article.   … [Continue..]

Deborah Hope Wayne

As Less Couples Say “I Do,” More Couples Opt for No-Nups

I've blogged before about different elements of pre-nups and how to approach making one with your significant other. However, the focus of pre-nups is usually about opening up communication channels and building a foundation for a healthy marriage. I recently read an article in the New York Times … [Continue..]

Rachel Alexander

Going Without and Going Within

One of the challenges of divorce is going without. Almost everyone goes through a monetary strain during divorce because running two households costs close to twice as much as running one (about 40% more). This translates into limiting expenditures and implementing new “no”s. Parents may be … [Continue..]

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