Browsing All posts tagged under »Divorce and Children«

Parenting Post-Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

July 5, 2020

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I just came across a blogsite which is authored by Pastor Thom Dick, who serves as Assistant Pastor at the Canadian Southland Church. In an article found here, the Pastor discusses how parenting can work even after divorce.: https://www.mysteinbach.ca/blogs/9555/three-keys-to-successfully-co-parent-after-divorce/ There are three rules to consider in post-divorce parenting. They are as follows: 1. Assume that […]

Divorce Advice in the COVID Era/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

May 17, 2020

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There are many stories being written about how divorced couples have risen to the occasion to collaborate at this time of crisis. Challenging times sometimes does bring out the best in all of us. However, some issues that are not as pleasant, include the following: 1. Disputes about spending time with the children. This is […]

Visitation and a “Visitor”/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

January 1, 2020

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On occasion, during the mediation session, the request is made that the spouse with visitation rights not bring along their newest “significant other” when they see the children. The request is self-understood but is not always met with the promise of compliance. If conversation is not helpful, I try to get the parties to see […]

A July 4th Speechline and Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

July 4, 2015

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Dana Perino, currently a TV commentator, recently gave a talk on the meaning of July 4th, Ms. Perino said: “No matter how much we squabble, there are many, many more things that unite us than separate us.” The idea of a common goal can propel much positive energy. For those who divorce, and have children […]

Is Mediation an Art or a Science?/Martin Rosenfeld,JD

October 15, 2014

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I recently read a post which described what a divorce mediator does. The author opined that the first session regarding divorce agreements would be dedicated to parental issues, the second session to financial issues, etc. When I read this post, it struck me that I have no such pattern. I simply try to go from […]

Divorce: When Children Become Hostages/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

August 3, 2014

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Mark Sanford, former Governor of SC, and current US Representative was ordered by a judge to enter into mediation with his ex-wife Jenny. His divorce is complete, but the court has been asked to review the trust fund that was to have been set up for 2 of their children. The two parents had agreed […]

Divorce and Parenting/Dr. Mark Banschick

January 27, 2014

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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

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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 […]

The Way We Divorce in America/Martin Rosenfeld

October 15, 2013

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The following discussion is an excerpt from an upcoming op/ed piece in the aftermath of the news about rabbis and coerced divorces: The legal system of our country is a source of great pride. Yet some aspects of the system are not working well. Divorce courts today allow for divorces to be processed, but not […]

Move De Line:Agunot and Shalom Bayit/Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran

August 14, 2013

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(Editor’s Note: Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran serves as vice president of communications and marketing of the Orthodox Union’s Kashruth Division. His most recent book is “Mediations at Sixty: One Person, Under God, Indivisible,” published by KTAV Publishing House. He is the author of “Kos Eliyahu – Insights into the Haggadah and Pesach” which has been […]