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Recommended Websites

This section contains a series of recommended links to websites. We have listed here sites we believe may be helpful to you. Some of these are divorce-related. Some are mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) sites.



Association for Conflict Resolution – ACR is the merged organization of the Academy of Family Mediators (AFM), the Conflict Resolution Educators Network (CREnet), and the Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution (SPIDR). dedicated to advancing the practice and understanding of conflict prevention and resolution.

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts – An international association of judges, counselors, evaluators, mediators, attorneys and others concerned about and working with family courts.

Divorce HQ – A useful site for divorce information. is the comprehensive resource for the interpretation and application of child support guidelines in the United States. – Child Custody & Divorce Recourses State by State. – Maryland’s child support calculator. – State and Federal Divorce Law Directory Center. – One of the major sites for divorce information. – Another major site for divorce information. Has information on state divorce laws. –Lee Borden, a Southern divorce mediator, puts his opinions out there.

Kelley’s Blue Book – Car values. – The IRS Publication 504, “Taxes for Divorce or Separated Individuals.” – Edmunds used car prices. – The website for Montgomery County Public Schools. – Help with determining a fair market value for your home. Information on your credit history.


The National Mediation Training Registry – The National Mediation Training Registry provides mediation training, mediation jobs, and mediation career information.

MACRO: Maryland Mediation and Conflict Resolution Organization – This is the website of MACRO, the Maryland Mediation and Conflict Resolution office, the agency which is the alternative dispute resolution resource for Maryland.

Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution (MCDR)– This is the Maryland organization of professionals in alternative dispute resolution.

Mediation Information and Resource Center (MIRC) – This is the major on-line resource page, with articles on mediation, training information, directories of mediators, etc.

World Mediation Forum – Has a directory of mediators.

National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM) This is the national organization for community mediation centers.

Search for Common Ground

Victim/Offenders Mediation Association – The national organization working in the area of restorative justice.

Graduate Theological Foundation (GTF) – The Graduate Theological Foundation’s mission is to foster and facilitate a personally tailored postgraduate education for professionals in the cognate fields of ministry — faith communities (Christian, Jewish, Islamic), education, health care, counseling, mediation, spirituality, and administration.


Steve Shapiro, Esq.

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