divorce and family mediation in nyc

jennifer safian, divorce mediator


Why Go to Family Mediation?

{3:00 minutes to read} My mother died without a will. Our stepfather is still alive. [...]

i know i’m right! really, says who?

{3:00 minutes to read} People usually relate a story or an incident from their own [...]

By |Emotional Issues, Mediation|

the dog and the bone

{1:28 minutes to read} In Aesop's story "The Dog and the Bone," a dog carrying [...]

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beware of buyer’s remorse

{3:30 minutes to read}  My father's hobby was art collecting. Much of his leisure time [...]

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it is so unfair! just because my spouse wants out, I have to change my life!

{3:18 minutes to read} Separating couples each have a personal story and their own reasons [...]

the vacation home sharing plan

In divorce, we are familiar with parenting plans which outline, often in great detail, how [...]

am i still me?

{2:50 minutes to read} I have realized as I have grown older, more experienced, and [...]

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can conflict be a positive force for change?

Conflict can be seen as a gift of energy, in which neither side loses and [...]

want a successful mediation? come prepared!

There is no doubt that divorce is one of the biggest stressors of your life. [...]

joint legal custody of the children! sounds great, and so what happens when we disagree?

Many couples going through divorce who have children under the age of 21 are choosing [...]