Brian S. Beck, M.A.

Punxsutawney Phil in Mediation

The Associated Press reported this weekend that Ohio authorities have issued an indictment of Punxsutawney Phil, alleging that he “did purposely, and with prior calculation and design, cause the people to believe that spring would come early.” Additional sources have suggested that Phil is seeking to file suit regarding the slanderous social media war being …

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Family Legal advice vs family legal information

Family Legal advice vs family legal information When you find yourself in a family related conflict, whether legal or otherwise, you probably care little about the actual difference between family legal advice and family legal information but the difference is vital to finding the right help for your situation. Legal advice requires knowledge of your …

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I need family legal advice! Family Legal advice vs legal information for families

I need family legal advice! Many of our initial family oriented phone conversations with potential mediation clients begin with this plea for help, “I need legal advice!” While we can’t give legal advice, we can offer some tips and services that may be able to help you. Often our Denver mediation callers are more in …

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Making the choice between your friend and your politician

The presidential debates are looming, and many of us need to be reminded how to avoid turning our friends into enemies. The tips below will help you maintain sanity during the political season and avoid the need to choose between your friends and your candidates. Remember every issue has many viewpoints; strive to understand them. …

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