Browsing All posts tagged under »“graceful divorce”«

Five Reasons in Support of Mediation/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

May 15, 2015

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Many of us have seen the history of the world according to Mel Brooks. In one scene, Moses announces that he has brought the 15 Commandments. As soon as one tablet falls and shatters, Moses updates that announcement to the fact that he has 10 Commandments. Most lists consist of 10 bullet points in favor  or against X,Y or Z. After […]

Words That Hurt/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

March 3, 2015

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It was a proud father at work. Former Red Sox pitcher, Curt Schilling, used his Twitter account to congratulate his daughter upon her acceptance to college. Eventually, two posts appeared which were offensive and were directed at the young woman. Eventually the identities of the two posters were disclosed. One lost a part-time job and one […]

Divorce and Letting Go/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

February 23, 2015

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In a divorce process, the hurts and disappointments have been exposed for some time. The desire to seek to exact a price is often there. The process of mediation is curative in that it allows the parties the chance to discover how they can let go of these feelings and simply go about planning for […]

The Cost of Human Life/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

February 6, 2015

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In law school, I was introduced to the economic model associated with the University of Chicago in assessing what one should pay in order to save a human life. If, for example, a safer piece of equipment will cost millions of dollars to produce, and will save 10 lives, is that cost an advisable one to assume? […]

Divorce, Civility and a New Idea/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

January 11, 2015

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On New Year’s Day, USA Today ran a story on an attorney and entrepreneur named Michelle Crosby. Attorney Crosby appeared in Court 15 times as a child, during her parents’ divorce proceeding. She learned then how “broken” the divorce system happens to be. Her solution was the creation of a program for divorce called Wevorce […]

Divorce and the Best Interests of Children/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

January 6, 2015

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Judith Wallerstein’s life work detailed how divorce had a negative impact on the involved children. But not all parents make the same mistake. A recent article by Tara Eisenhard discussed “3 Things My Parents Did Well”. The parents in question worked collaboratively, encouraged relationships with the “other parent” and allowed the children freedom to determine […]

Thanksgiving 2014 and Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

November 27, 2014

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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 […]