Author Archives: Lawrence D. Gaughan

Mediator role evolving against ‘revolutionary’ background (access required)

Fairfax mediator Lawrence D. Gaughan traces how “revolutionary” changes have affected mediation practice in family law, and says lawyers can take advantage of their law training for their mediation clients, without overstepping their bounds as neutral facilitators. Family law in ...

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Guest Column: Facing the challenges of divorce mediation (access required)

Although the divorce mediation movement is well over a decade old, it has yet to make a major impact on the practice of family law in Virginia. But now things may be changing. We have a new law on court ...

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