Category: Collaboration or Litigation or Mediation

We blog about helping Long Island families to resolve conflicts in the most productive ways possible.

You don’t need your lawyer’s permission to ask your friends; you’re going to do it anyway. So ask. Ask the ones who have gone through a litigated divorce how it feels to take time off work or from errands to go to court. They sat in their judge’s courtroom for a couple of hours, only […]

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In yesterday’s Huffington Post, Rosalind Sedacca, a Divorce & Parenting Mentor and Founder of the Child-Centered Divorce Network for parents, notes that the inclination of a divorcing parent may be “to lash out, to get back at your spouse . . . . Hiring the most aggressive litigious divorce lawyer you can find seems like your smartest choice.” Ms. […]

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You can literally design your own divorce today, just like the world’s best-known celebrities do. Yes! Beyond selecting high-profile attorneys, the stars can time the day and place of their announcement, decide which favored tabloids win the scoop, and more – all orchestrated for the most lucrative impact on their star power. Oh, you say […]

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Trying something new off the menu seems more enticing when you’re in a different country. The same might be said for the menu of divorce resolution options. Let’s travel north of the border into Canada. In a July 17, 2011 press release, the Attorney General for Ontario, Canada announced new regulations governing couples divorcing in […]

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You are getting divorced, but do you really want a judge telling you how to raise your children? Robert Emery, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for Children, Families and the Law at the University of Virginia, focuses a light on this issue in his New York Times Opinion piece “How Divorced Parents […]

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Outside his Suffolk County, NY courtroom, the late Justice Donald Blydenburgh had proudly posted a letter from an Assistant Attorney General who thanked him for passing on news of tax evasion revealed in a divorce case. While it is not the role of any lawyer – collaborative or otherwise – to assist a client to […]

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