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Mediation Abroad/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

May 21, 2016

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This article appeared in yeshivaworld.com (It appears in its entirety.) “Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked has set new regulations in place that she believes will assist in adjudicating or preventing a divorce, compelling couples to attend mediation sessions prior to appearing before a beis din or secular court. She believes that if a couple is compelled […]

Divorce and the Best Interests of Children/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

January 6, 2015

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Judith Wallerstein’s life work detailed how divorce had a negative impact on the involved children. But not all parents make the same mistake. A recent article by Tara Eisenhard discussed “3 Things My Parents Did Well”. The parents in question worked collaboratively, encouraged relationships with the “other parent” and allowed the children freedom to determine […]

Remember Mark Sanford?/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

September 27, 2014

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Mark Sanford, a former South Carolina Governor, and now US Representative, has agreed to enter into mediation for divorce-related issues with his ex-wife, Jenny. Mr. Sanford took off from his Governor duties, years ago, to meet with his then paramour. The divorce was messy and public. While the idea of mediation is always a good […]

A Child Views Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

August 31, 2014

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On August 28, 2014, the National Public Radio Station had a program that is part of its daily schedule known as “The Takeaway”. The following question was posed to its listeners: “If you could delete one memory from your life, what would it be?” One caller, who sounded as if here were in his 30’s […]

Divorce and Regret/Martin Rosenfeld,JD

August 22, 2014

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A study about divorce appeared in a British newspaper recently. It is found at http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2727716/Is-going-separate-ways-really-good-idea-Astonishing-50-divorcees-regret-breaking-partner.html. It concludes that more than half of the couples surveyed had regrets about their divorce. A goodly number still had feelings that matters could have turned out differently. While it is difficult to derive much insight from studies that try […]

Divorce: When Children Become Hostages/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

August 3, 2014

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Mark Sanford, former Governor of SC, and current US Representative was ordered by a judge to enter into mediation with his ex-wife Jenny. His divorce is complete, but the court has been asked to review the trust fund that was to have been set up for 2 of their children. The two parents had agreed […]

When It’s Time to Move On/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

August 2, 2014

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A Florida attorney, Cindy Bishop, recently wrote a short piece on 5 mediation “secrets” at http://www.floridatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/07/28/edge-five-mediation-secrets-can-change-life/13305671/. The secret that is most interesting to me, as a reader, is the idea that when a mediation ends it is time to “move on”. The need for closure is great with parties engaged in litigation. A trial will […]