What is family Law mediation?

Miriam-Webster Dictionary defines “mediation” as follows: “intervention between conflicting parties to promote reconciliation, settlement, or compromise.”   In the context of family law, mediation is a process where both parties meet with a neutral third party. That neutral third party helps the parties reach a settlement or compromise of their issues, including property issues, support […]

Distributing Retirement Benefits of Railroad Workers via Partition Orders

The Railroad Retirement Act (RRA) replaced the Social Security Act for establishing the kinds of benefits railroad workers earn during their careers in the field.  The plans which the employees participate are administered by the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) which is an independent entity from the rest of the Executive Branch of government. The RRB […]