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A Real Estate Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

April 16, 2016

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In the April 11, 2016 edition of the Wall Street Journal, Peter Grant wrote about the split of the Durst Fetner Residential organization wherein a residential development business was re-configured. Members of the Durst and Fetner families participated in a amicable split of the business into two new legal entities. As Jody Durst explained it;”Everyone […]

Getting What You Want in a Negotiation/Martin Rosenfeld

May 12, 2013

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An article written recently by Laura Landro (WSJ) discusses a technique called “motivational interviewing”. In this method, physicians, therapists, etc. do not tell their clients what they want them to do. Rather, they ask the individual about changes they are willing to make in their habits. The response by the client is then reinforced by […]

Talking As A Cure/Martin Rosenfeld

April 15, 2013

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A recent article by Laura Landro appeared in the Wall Street Journal on the topic of communication and the doctor-patient relationship. One fascinating insight was that 44% of patients do not know why they are going to have surgery. When such important events are not properly understood it becomes clear that better communication is needed. […]

Mediation and Dispute Resolution/Martin Rosenfeld

March 30, 2013

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A recent article in the Wall Street Journal interviewed Attorney William Zabel, a lawyer who has practiced in the area of estates and trusts for half of a century. He discussed disputes that occur within families when will contests break out. At times, the disputes are over matters that are not even especially valuable. One […]