Browsing All posts tagged under »Collaborative law«

The Scarring of Children of Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

July 7, 2015


A prolific writer on divorce and its impact on children, Rosalind Sedacca, has posed an engaging question. Does divorce scar children or is it the divorcing parents who bring about the scarring? Ms. Sedacca suggests a concept of child-centered divorce. The divorcing parents need to commit to co-parenting their children post-divorce in a supportive and […]

Mediation and Two Rooms/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

January 28, 2015


A colleague, Attorney William Donahue, recently wrote on a mediation where the parties could not be in the same room. The post appears at this link: The idea of having a mediation even where there is severe antagonism between the parties is not a new one. However, Attorney Donahue brings up an interesting point. […]

Mediation Lessons From a Former Music Professor/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

December 18, 2014


I just read an article about a Music Professor, Rebecca Oettinger, who became an attorney/mediator. Ms. Oettinger practices in Baraboo,Wisconsin. She turned towards mediation after concluding that the courtroom is no place for a family to attempt to resolve its differences. Why the interest in mediation? “I want to be a peacemaker.” The emphasis on […]

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 […]

Marital Mediation/Martin Rosenfeld,JD

January 20, 2014


There is a website that is dedicated to promulgating articles and insights into the new field of marital mediation. Not surprisingly, the website is found at One of the articles that deals with marital mediation is found at This article is authored by an attorney and divorce mediation, Laurie Israel, Esq. Unlike marital therapy […]

Would You Go to This Attorney-Mediator/Martin Rosenfeld

February 4, 2013


I recently came across this bio written about a Divorce Attorney and Mediator: He has practiced law for over years and is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law. He has found that most people want to get through the legal system with their dignity intact and with the best terms they can work out […]

How to Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld

January 29, 2012


One of the hot author/lecturers on the circuit now is the entrepreneur, Dov Seidman.  In his work, “How We Do Anything Means Everything…in Business (And in Life), Seidman espouses the theory, best summed up by former Senator Bill Bradley that “It is in your interest to do the right thing.” Our ability to succeed has […]