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Forgiveness/Martin Rosenfeld, Ed.M.

March 23, 2016

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Mediation makes it possible to discuss many non-legal issues if the parties are up to such talk. One topic that certainly is appropriate for divorce mediation is that of forgiveness. A recent essay in WSJ was entitled “The Healing Power of Forgiveness” by Diane Cole. (3/22/16).In the absence of forgiveness, a person can feel as […]

A Golden Bridge/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

March 14, 2016

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A recent post by the Program On Negotiation (PON) of Harvard University appeared with tips on how to “close” a negotiation. How does one get the other side to get to feel comfortable with reaching a settlement on contested issues?  The article suggested that people have to get the opportunity “to brag”.  Our counterparts in […]

How Divorce Cases and Civil Cases Differ/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

March 9, 2016

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Randy Kessler is a divorce attorney in Atlanta, Georgia. He recently wrote an article on divorce and the special treatment it needs from the judicial system. His article can be found at: http://atlantajewishtimes.com/2016/02/can-we-do-divorce-better/ Attorney Kessler points out something that appears to be counter-intuitive to some. In a civil case, the parties will never need to see […]