Category Archives: GLOSSARY

What is Family Mediation?

Mediation is a method of dispute resolution whereby the parties retain a third party trained mediator to assist them in reaching an agreement and resolving issues relating to parenting, separation, support and any other matter related to the breakdown of marriage.


A sum of money given by the buyer in a real estate transaction at the time when an offer  to the Agreement of Purchase and Sale is accepted by the seller.

Clear Title

A title of the property that is clear of all liens, executions, encumbrances and  restrictions with regard to the ownership of the property.


When  two or more individuals are on title of a property wherein their ownership does not pass  to the others in the event of death. Each owner holds a percentage of interest in the real property. Their interest can be transferred to anyone.