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Legal Planning and Dispute Resolution in Estates, Business & Family Law

December 2018 - Steve Ellis

Mediation for the Masses

Mediation is the art of dispute resolution. The mediation process is one where parties misaligned in a dispute meet with a neutral and impartial third party who acts to encourage and facilitate a resolution of the dispute, without prescribing what that resolution...

The Tyranny of Expectations

In conversation with an estate planning client one day, I learned a valuable perspective. Millie was complaining about someone or something, and said “You know, Steve. It’s always about the tyranny of expectations.” Immediately my mind sorted through the decades of...