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Family Mediation Council brochure

In the past FMC had printed out mediation brochures and sold them to our membership for distribution. Recently we decided to do an updated brochure in pdf format and disseminate to our membership so that our individual members could print it out on their color printers and distribute it to the various courts, organizations and clients of their choosing.
- Wally Winters, Current Chair

About Mediation

What is Mediation?

Mediation is a process used to help people reach agreements. In this process, a neutral, trained mediator works with people to discuss all of the issues related to their family conflict, to explore possible options for settlement, and to identify solutions that best meet the needs of each person involved.

When can Mediation be done?

Mediation can take place at any stage in a situation, and we believe that the earlier it is considered, the better. For...

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FREE SPRING AND FALL PROGRAMS

Attention All Prospective FMC Members: 

If you join by paying 2017 dues, you will be entitled to attend both our spring program on May 15, 2017 and our fall program on October 13, 2017 absolutely free of charge.  Don't miss this opportunity to obtain 6 hours total of advanced mediation training free!

Become a Member

Benefits of becoming a member of Family Mediation Council – Michigan   We welcome anyone who is supportive of using mediation to resolve family conflicts to join our community. For those who practice as mediators, we offer:   Our on-line community, where we can exchange information about a variety of topics and interests to support our mediation practices Our website, which serves as a resource for couples experiencing family conflicts, as...

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Save the Date

Friday, October 13, 2017

FAMILY MEDIATION AND THE COURTS: IMPROVING THE PROCESS FOR THE PARTIES AND THE MEDIATOR

Our panel will be discussing three subtopics within that broad framework:

  1. Party Capacity Issues in Family Mediations
  2. Differences and Similarities Amongst Counties in FOC Policies and Procedures: What This Means for Participants and Mediators
  3. Drafting Enforceable Agreements: Getting the Courts to "Yes" Once the Parties Are There

LOCATION: Inn of St. Johns, 44135 5 Mile Road, Plymouth, MI

COST: The program is free to any FMC member. ADR Section members will get a reduced registration rate of $49. The cost for all others is $60.

Program Schedule:

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast, Welcome and Introductions
9:00 a.m. – Noon Panel Discussion and Q & A

Our Mediation Community

489 Berrypatch Lane  |  White Lake, MI 48386
Phone: 248-698-7921  |  E-mail: info@familymediation.com
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