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Mediating a Pre-Nuptial Agreement/Martin Rosenfeld,JD

March 23, 2015


In an article in HuffPo last October, Attorney/Mediator Laurie Israel wrote about a new passion she has discovered for mediating pre-nuptial agreements. In the traditional setting, one party gets the agreement drawn up and the agreement is then reviewed by opposing party’s counsel. In many cases, this agreement leaves little, if anything, to the party […]

What Makes a Conflict Resolver?/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

March 15, 2015


A recent post by mediator/author Vivian Scott appeared at entitled “8 Habits of a Conflict Resolver”. The top three attributes of a person who will try to avoid conflict, as I see them, are the following: 1. A conflict resolver takes responsibility. Ever meet a person who can explain how everything is the fault […]

Divorce and the Family Pet/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

March 8, 2015


A recent article appeared on the Family Law Matters Blog, penned by Deborah Hope Wayne, Esq., on divorce and pet custody. How is it decided who gets the family pet when a divorce occurs? Battles centering on pet custody are increasing in our society. Under law, a pet is considered property. But whose property?  Is […]

Words That Hurt/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

March 3, 2015


It was a proud father at work. Former Red Sox pitcher, Curt Schilling, used his Twitter account to congratulate his daughter upon her acceptance to college. Eventually, two posts appeared which were offensive and were directed at the young woman. Eventually the identities of the two posters were disclosed. One lost a part-time job and one […]