Monthly Archives: September 2013

Divorce and Victimization/Rabbi Menachem Rosenfeld,J.D.

I recently saw a lecture title relative to feeling victimized by divorce. Victimization comes about when a person feels powerless to change their circumstances. The odds are stacked against them! What can I do? I do not feel that couples … Continue reading

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When Negotiations Fail/Rabbi Menachem Rosenfeld,JD

Not all mediations specifically, or negotiations, in general, 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 … Continue reading

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Should I Consider Divorce Mediation?/Rabbi Martin Rosenfeld,JD

Mediation is a means by which a trained third-party, the mediator, helps two parties get to a resolution of their dispute or problem.  There is nothing magical about mediation; it is a process that believes the parties best equipped to … Continue reading

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Negotiating Divorce/Rabbi Martin Rosenfeld,J.D.

A recent article appeared at mediation.com (no cited author) with the following advice about mediation: 1. It pays to be nice. 2. Don’t be afraid to make the first move. 3. Never move backwards. (This is meant to convey that … Continue reading

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