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An Alternative to Mediation and Litigation/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

November 30, 2014


Mediation is a most positive alternative to litigation. It is less costly, faster, and less traumatic. However, even in a good mediation, there may be issues which do not lend themselves to easy resolution through mediation. Let us take the situation where a couple facing divorce has 15 issues to resolve. They have resolved all […]

Thanksgiving 2014 and Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

November 27, 2014


Feeling despondent about your divorce and working what you have to be thankful for? Author Jackie Pilossoph weighs in on this topic at Huffington Post. Of course, above all else, any marriage that led to children, is a union with its positive legacy In addition, Ms. Pilossoph discusses personal reasons for being thankful such as […]

Children and Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

November 16, 2014


A recent post by Eden Strong appeared at Huffington Post regarding children of Divorce. It was entitled:”What I Told My Daughter When She Asked Why Dad Left”. The gist of the article is summed up in one paragraph: “You be honest — that you don’t have all the answers, that you wish you could make […]

Taking a Solemn Oath/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

November 13, 2014


A divorce attorney, Krista Barth, wrote a column for Huffington Post on wedding vows she would include in a wedding ceremony, if she had the authority to do so. Attorney Barth concludes her thought-provoking column with the concluding “vow”: “If ever you decide this marriage is over, you will agree to an uncontested divorce,without lawyers,remembering […]

Never Say “If I Lose”/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

November 10, 2014


Someone tweeted today “Never say if I lose, because you will lose.” The truism in that statement is that what one says, and/or thinks, becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. Dr. Joy Browne, a radio psychologist, is fond of saying if you have equal likelihood of getting good news or bad news, anticipate good news. Of course […]