Browsing All posts tagged under »Abraham Lincoln«

Children of Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

July 14, 2019

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Dr. Lynnn C. Halem wrote on the topic of children in divorce (“Children First in Your Divorce) in the June 2019 edition of mediation.com. Her thoughts focus on “best interests of children”. All parents say they want this, but how to accomplish the task? Some pointers: *Kids need to know that their parents truly care […]

Lawsuits and Mediation/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

September 26, 2018

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The mantra often found in these pages is “Mediate Don’t Litigate”. But aren’t there times where a lawsuit is necessary and even a positive step. Undoubtedly this is true. But perhaps President Lincoln, a former trial lawyer, said it best “A good settlement is better than a good lawsuit.” And again, mediate don’t litigate.

Two Parties, Two Sides/ Martin Rosenfeld, JD

August 13, 2018

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In a post dated August 12, 2018, Professor Max H. Bazerman, of the Harvard Business School, discussed negotiation theory. What is it that many people in a negotiation forget to note? “Many people neglect to think about the other side’s point of view.” Think …”about the world from the other side’s perspective.” Each party believes […]