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Procedure for Obtaining a Religious Divorce/Rabbi Maurice Lamm

February 5, 2012

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(This excerpt can be found at Chabad.org) Judaism discourages loneliness, but it also realizes that a bad marriage can be far worse than being alone. Thus Jewish divorce, when necessary, is condoned. People familiar with civil court procedures in divorce matters are not aware of the simplicity, ease and relatively low cost of a Jewish […]

Honesty in Negotiations/Martin Rosenfeld

January 18, 2012

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Richard Haass, a career diplomat and public servant, yesterday appeared on a talk show and discussed the upcoming election. Mr. Haass opined that the winning formula for a successful candidate would need to be honesty. In effect the candidate will need to say: “We are facing problems in America, the remedy will not come quickly, […]

Can My Divorce Be Civil?/Martin Rosenfeld

January 9, 2012

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I recently wrote an article on divorce for Matzav.com. A few comments challenged my proposition that Jewish divorce can, and should, involve civility on the part of the divorcing couple. These comments focused on the nature of the confrontations that define divorce. I will start again with my proposition that if we expect our children to marry […]

How to Deal With Separation Anxiety/Dr. Mark Banschick

December 6, 2011

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One of the biggest psychological stressors in an adult’s life is the breakup of an intimate relationship.  This and other traumatizing events can cause emotional distress in otherwise mentally healthy people and mental disorders in those who are more vulnerable biologically, psychologically or socially.  According to the Surgeon General, divorce is the quintessential example: http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/mentalhealth/chapter4/sec1_1.html.  […]

“Divorce Tourism” – American Style/Laurie Israel, Esq.

November 14, 2011

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“Divorce Tourism” is the invention of Vijesh Thakkar, owner of a Mumbai tour company, KV Tours and Travel.  After watching his best friend’s marriage disintegrate, Thakkar wondered if he could help other married couples heading for divorce. With this impetus in mind, he launched “divorce tourism” packages in 2009 to help couples who are heading towards […]

The Facebook Generation/Martin Rosenfeld

August 15, 2011

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Steve Adubato, a communication coach and journalist, made a number of interesting points in a recent column. Facebook has taught a generation how to communicate in cyberspace. What happens when such people try to communicate face-to-face? How prepared are they for such direct communication? Does Facebook and other social media teach people how to make […]

Choosing a Divorce Lawyer/M. Marcy Jones, Esq.

August 7, 2011

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In this article, I promised that I would be sending along Four Tips to consider when deciding on the best lawyer for you. I have written about this before in other articles and in my book, Graceful Divorce Solutions, but I’m emphasizing it again because I feel it is so important. Just as there is […]