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An Alternative to Face-to-Face Mediation/Martin Rosenfeld

May 26, 2013

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There are times when getting both parties in a divorce action to a mediator is a difficult chore. the parties may live far from a mediator, the parties may live in different states, they may have differing work schedules, etc. Although it is not the preferred method, in some cases it is appropriate to consider […]

Mediation and the Bill of Rights/Martin Rosenfeld

May 23, 2013

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The NY Public Library has had an original ┬ácopy of the Bill of Rights. (14 original copies had been made in 1789.) ┬áThe only problem is that a copy had been missing from the State of Pennsylvania archives. It was suspected that the New York copy was actually the copy that had been owned by […]

After the Divorce is Filed/Martin Rosenfeld

May 13, 2013

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An article on divorce with some fresh perspectives was posted at mediate.com by Atty. Rachel Virk, entitled:”I’m Heading for Divorce:How Do I Start?”. Not all the discussions center around the theme of beginning the divorce process. Many interesting tips discuss what happens post-filing. Here are some of the insights offered in this helpful article: 1. […]

Getting What You Want in a Negotiation/Martin Rosenfeld

May 12, 2013

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An article written recently by Laura Landro (WSJ) discusses a technique called “motivational interviewing”. In this method, physicians, therapists, etc. do not tell their clients what they want them to do. Rather, they ask the individual about changes they are willing to make in their habits. The response by the client is then reinforced by […]