Simulation of Family Mediation – Land in Texas

MEDIATORS/PARTICIPANTS

20141118 Family Simulation Land in Texas

  • Pauline (Northern Ireland) – Mediator
  • Kelly (USA) – Party 1
  • Pamela (USA) – Party 2
  • Giuseppe (US) – Coach

THIS CASE IS A NUTSHELL

  • 2 Sisters Need to Decide within 30 Days What to Do with a Piece of Land in Texas
    Inherited by Their Late Parents
  • If They Can’t Reach an Agreement, That Land Will Be Donated to the Red Cross
  • Each Sister Has Different Experience – One is a Real Estate Developer, the Other a Mechanic – and Different Financial Needs

LESSONS LEARNED (Discussed During the Debriefing Session)

  • Why the Mediator’s Use of Silence Was So Effective
  • How the Mediator Handled The Parties’ Relational and Substantive Issues
  • Why in This Case the Mediator Chose Not to Have Private Sessions
  • Why Both Parties Felt Good About the Outcome of Their Mediation, Which Lasted Only 45 Minutes

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