Browsing All posts tagged under »Civil Divorce/Civil Get«

The Atom Bomb and Transparency/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

May 2, 2015


A book entitled “Democracy in the Dark” has been authored by Attorney Frederic Schwarz, Jr. Mr. Schwarz gives an example of how secrecy can often work against the interests of society. The dropping of the Atomic Bomb over Japan was carried out by the US, under President Truman, after a period of great secrecy. many […]

Thanksgiving 2014 and Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

November 27, 2014


Feeling despondent about your divorce and working what you have to be thankful for? Author Jackie Pilossoph weighs in on this topic at Huffington Post. Of course, above all else, any marriage that led to children, is a union with its positive legacy In addition, Ms. Pilossoph discusses personal reasons for being thankful such as […]

Divorce:What You Want;What You need/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

September 14, 2014


There was a recent article about a power couple in the DC area, Heather and Tony Podesta, who concluded their divorce proceedings. The wife had wanted the 3.9 million dollar marital home and she did not get it. She wanted a European home in Venice and was likewise denied this award. But don’t worry for […]

Mediation and the Get/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

March 3, 2014


A recent post appeared by Attorney Morgan Leia Richardson at HuffPo regarding Mediation and the granting of a Get. The article is entitled “5 Ways That Divorce Mediation Can Help Resolve the Get Crisis”. While the article focuses on the Get, its message of the benefits of mediation is true for all situations. The five […]

Divorce and Parenting/Dr. Mark Banschick

January 27, 2014


We thank Dr. Banschick or his permission in allowing this article to be excerpted. MR Divorce is a challenge for everyone involved.  Fifteen years ago I was an expert witness helping judges decide on custody arrangements.  After seeing far too many messy divorces and exasperated judges, I thought that teaching parents how to divorce with […]

Divorce and Nesting/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

December 26, 2013


The Boston Globe recently had an article entitled “Separated but living under one roof–for now” penned by Karen Baskin. The discussion centered around a new phenomenon known as “nesting”. Nesting refers to the sharing of a residence by newly divorced couples who wish to maintain a joint residence for the sake of their children. The […]

Agunah and Communal Takkanah/Rabbi Menachem Rosenfeld

November 10, 2013


I was in attendance at a recent Shloshim shiur dedicated to the memory of the late Rav Ovadia Yossef Z’L. One of the agenda topics was the position that Rav Yossef Z’L took towards conversions. One of the audience members asked, as an aside, about the communal Takkanah (i.e. enactment) imposed upon Syrian Jews by […]