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Mediator Selection/Martin Rosenfeld

January 26, 2011

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An article on mediate.com by Oran Kaufman gives some key points on how to select a mediator from the internet. The article is concise and well-thought-out. Give it to a friend who may be seeking a proper mediator. They will thank you for it. Advertisements

Being Taken Seriously/Martin Rosenfeld

January 26, 2011

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An Atlanta print journalist, Kyle Wingfield, asked whether we can take the President seriously after his State of the Union address, in light of inconsistencies and inflated claims. Mr. Kingfield is no fan of the President. The fact remains that politicians are often inconsistent and blustery in what they say. Perhaps this is why they […]

Divorce Options/M. Marcy Jones, Esq.

January 17, 2011

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What are My Choices? Your choices range across a broad spectrum. The list moves from the least invasive choice, ensuring the most privacy and client control, to choices involving more professional intervention and less privacy and control. Because every separating/divorcing couple is different, every case is different. The professionals you choose to help you, and […]

An Era of Civility/Martin Rosenfeld

January 13, 2011

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The buzz today is about President Obama’s memorial speech in Tucson. Two points that were made included: We need an era of civility It is pointless to argue about who caused what, when it is impossible to ascertain such cause-and-effect. These points are part of the mission statement of this blog and its website.  The time for […]

An Attorney/Mediator Looks at Collaborative Divorce

January 9, 2011

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The following discussion, written by Laurie Israel, Esq., takes a look at the advantages of a Collaborative Divorce process. (MR) My collaborative cases are generally very satisfying. As I experience each collaborative case, I think about the elements that make it so different from a conventional divorce case. There is a sense that the participants […]

Me First/Martin Rosenfeld

January 2, 2011

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An op-ed column this past year by Gail Collins, in the NY Times, lamented the fact that “Me-First” is still a common refrain in America, and the President has been unable to change that. As proof of that, the column cites the New York City opposition to having the 9/11 terrorist trial in NYC. Is […]