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Divorce and the Lockout/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

June 20, 2015


As a divorce mediator, I advocate for peaceful means of resolving disputes. Unfortunately, divorce is an area in which a search for civil avenues of resolution is not always given primacy. However, even in the area of mediation, it is often true that not all problems have a peaceful resolution that is easily attained. One […]

Women Who Thrived Post-Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

June 7, 2015


Brittany Wong wrote a recent piece on HuffPo entitled “8 Famous Women Who Reinvented Themselves After Divorce”. In facing the challenges posed by divorce, famous women tried new ventures and worked to create new opportunities for themselves. One of the women, Elizabeth Gilbert, a writer, said the following: “I am choosing happiness over suffering.” We […]

Early in the Dispute/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

June 6, 2015


I do not know about statistics regarding when cases seem to settle. Do cases settle mostly after the dispute is 6 months old? One year old? Two years old? The assumption of many is that few cases settle early on because the parties are most optimistic about their chances for success early in the proceedings. […]