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Impossibility?/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

June 30, 2016

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A quote from the late Muhammad Ali: “Impossible is just a small word that is thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in a world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It is an opinion. Impossible is not a […]

Divorce Mediation in the U.K./Martin Rosenfeld

June 21, 2016

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There is a TV program in the UK that centers around divorce and mediation. At the current time, divorce mediation cases in the UK numbers 17,000/yearly. 90% of those cases will have a positive resolution. The UK newspaper, The Telegraph, ¬†described a progam entitled: “Mr V. Mrs: Call the Mediator” The show focuses on a […]

Negotiating Tip/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

June 19, 2016

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This negotiation strategy comes from this week’s segment of the Harvard Program on Negotiation: Sunday Minute Summary: Don’t just focus on what each party wants in your negotiations. Adopt an investigative mindset and ask why? A teacher of mine once stated that people do not do things without reason. They may do things for a […]

Simplifying Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

June 9, 2016

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HuffPo recently had an article on ” 8 Ways to Simplify Your Divorce”. The ideas presented were worthwhile but not one idea dealt with divorce mediation. A surprise? Not really. The article’s ideas were collected from various divorce attorneys. Attorneys do not necessarily view mediation as an adjunct to the work they do. Attorneys are […]