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Divorce & Grandparents/Martin Rosenfeld

May 20, 2012

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A blog on grandparents, children, and divorce recently appeared in the NY times. The author, KJ Dell’Antonia, had several cogent points to make on the need to encourage this relationship post-divorce. Readers added  pertinent comments as well. We can all appreciate that children should not be robbed of this relationship, even when parents are no […]

Surgical Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld

May 20, 2012

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One of the attorney/mediator names seen on this blog is that of Laurie Israel, Esq. Ms. Israel contributed a post to the HuffPo website in which she describes a model for divorce known as “surgical divorce”. (See http://www.huffingtonpost.com/laurie-israel/what-is-a-surgical-divorc_b_1472698.html). Such a divorce is most likely to occur when the parties wish to enter into an expedited […]

Getting Divorced…Without Breaking the Bank/M. Marcy Jones, Esq.

May 1, 2012

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Unfortunately, divorce is a fact of life.   The statistics are that nearly half of all first marriages end in divorce, and the rates of divorce for second and third marriages are even higher!  And while we may hope these numbers are wrong, the undeniable truth is there’s plenty of divorce going on.  We all know […]