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The Power of Mediation/Martin Rosenfeld

August 29, 2011

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In a recent post on mediate.com, Jim Hildreth wrote “Tears Flow at Mediation”. Mr. Hildreth was acting as a mediator in a legal matter where two parties shared the same lat nae. It did not take  to ascertain that the men were father and son. The legal battle involved the son being evicted from his […]

How to Win:Why Litigation May Not be the Best Choice/Laurie Israel, Esq.

August 21, 2011

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Most of the work of a lawyer is to help a client achieve his or her goals in the most sensible and effective way, and at the least cost – financial and otherwise. We attorneys are trained as problem-solvers. In interviewing clients, we try to find out all facts which are relevant to a client’s […]

The Facebook Generation/Martin Rosenfeld

August 15, 2011

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Steve Adubato, a communication coach and journalist, made a number of interesting points in a recent column. Facebook has taught a generation how to communicate in cyberspace. What happens when such people try to communicate face-to-face? How prepared are they for such direct communication? Does Facebook and other social media teach people how to make […]

A Negotiation Lesson/Martin Rosenfeld

August 7, 2011

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A contributor to the NJ Star Ledger, Lee Miller, penned an article on the lessons learned from the debt ceiling negotiations. Mr. Miller posits that by insisting that tax increases were necessary, as a pre-condition, President Obama cut off the possibility of the parties reaching a better and quicker agreement on their issues. His advice […]

Choosing a Divorce Lawyer/M. Marcy Jones, Esq.

August 7, 2011

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In this article, I promised that I would be sending along Four Tips to consider when deciding on the best lawyer for you. I have written about this before in other articles and in my book, Graceful Divorce Solutions, but I’m emphasizing it again because I feel it is so important. Just as there is […]

A President Needs These Two Qualities/Martin Rosenfeld

August 2, 2011

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One post-mortem worthy of your review is an article written by William Galston for the New Republic on White House negotiation errors. I will sum up the premise in one sentence. Mr. Galston states that a President needs a core of convictions and the strength to fight for them. President Reagan had this; President Obala […]