Browsing All posts tagged under »Divorce Agreement«

Divorce and Facebook/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

May 30, 2015


Will Facebook be carrying more news about people’s divorces? It will if the thoughts expressed at will prove prophetic. The article discuss a “Good Divorce” one that takes the needs of all parties to heart and is based on a Win-Win situation. The concepts expressed therein are not new to those who have a familiarity […]

Minnesota Confronts Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

April 5, 2015


A recent post by Dan Simon, a noted mediator, contains the following discussion re Minnesota’s proposed law to transform how divorce is handled: “Doherty (a Minnesota family therapist   MR) says that, no matter how well-intentioned the lawyers, the assumption that judicial supervision is needed greatly increases the risk of destructive conflict arising. Doherty believes […]

What Makes a Conflict Resolver?/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

March 15, 2015


A recent post by mediator/author Vivian Scott appeared at entitled “8 Habits of a Conflict Resolver”. The top three attributes of a person who will try to avoid conflict, as I see them, are the following: 1. A conflict resolver takes responsibility. Ever meet a person who can explain how everything is the fault […]

Divorce and the Family Pet/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

March 8, 2015


A recent article appeared on the Family Law Matters Blog, penned by Deborah Hope Wayne, Esq., on divorce and pet custody. How is it decided who gets the family pet when a divorce occurs? Battles centering on pet custody are increasing in our society. Under law, a pet is considered property. But whose property?  Is […]

Divorce in 2015/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

December 30, 2014


An article on divorce in 2015 appeared in a British journal entitled “Twelve Tips For  Healthy Divorce in 2015. It was authored by Elizabeth Saunders. I will outline the 6 points that were most worthy of contemplation, for those facing divorce in the New Year. 1. The need to try mediation is obviously always the […]

Children and Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

November 16, 2014


A recent post by Eden Strong appeared at Huffington Post regarding children of Divorce. It was entitled:”What I Told My Daughter When She Asked Why Dad Left”. The gist of the article is summed up in one paragraph: “You be honest — that you don’t have all the answers, that you wish you could make […]

Negotiations and Trust/Martin Rosenfeld,JD

October 23, 2014


Michael Goodwin, a writer for the NY Daily News, recently wrote an article on the Obama Presidency entitled “A Toxic President”. Mr. Goodwin has been an unrelenting critic of the Obama policies over the years. However, in this piece he takes aim at the question of whether President Obama is trusted by the public. Pronouncements […]

After the Divorce is Filed/Martin Rosenfeld

May 13, 2013


An article on divorce with some fresh perspectives was posted at by Atty. Rachel Virk, entitled:”I’m Heading for Divorce:How Do I Start?”. Not all the discussions center around the theme of beginning the divorce process. Many interesting tips discuss what happens post-filing. Here are some of the insights offered in this helpful article: 1. […]

When a Mediation Does Not Lead to Agreement/Martin Rosenfeld

September 19, 2010


Not all mediations succeed in attaining an agreement. What is gained by the efforts in such a scenario? I believe no mediation is completely unsuccessful. The parties have built up some trust and respect for each other’s position. Some issues are often resolved even though a complete agreement has not been reached. Likely, the parties […]