Category Archives: Alternative Dispute Resolution

MEDIATE YOUR WAY TO HAPPY CHILDREN

As a former Family Court Judge, this I know: that parental litigation makes for unhappy children. Their confused state of mind manifests itself in poor grades and bad decision-making.  Your beautiful girl is sitting in front of yet another re-run … Continue reading

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A VIEW FROM THE BENCH- Why it’s better to mediate than litigate!

As a Family Court Judge I wondered every day why litigants gave away their power to lawyers and judges.            So often there is no real conflict. That is, no domestic violence, no addictive behaviors and no reason why two … Continue reading

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Employee Productivity and Divorce

Americans strive mightily to leave their work at the office door, to not bring the problems, irritations and frustrations of their work environments home with them. The goal is simple: separate your work life from your home life. Have a … Continue reading

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On Conflict

“All polishing is done by friction.”—Mary Parker Follett If you were asked whether conflict was a negative or positive concept, my bet is that you would choose negative. It’s what you hear regularly: Conflict in the Middle East! Conflict in … Continue reading

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Does anyone listen?

This could be a true statement, yes we “listen” but do you hear what is being said? Make today the day you really listen, you might be surprised by what you hear.  

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