divorce and family mediation in nyc

jennifer safian, divorce mediator


Can We Agree to Disagree and Still Find a Compromise?

{3:30 minutes to read} The phrase "agree to disagree" first appeared in print in 1770 [...]

Finding a Balance for Parent and Adult Child Communication

{3:12 minutes to read} Myriam, an elderly lady, was referred to me by an acquaintance [...]

12 Tips to Help You and Your Family Prepare for Family Mediation

{1:54 minutes to read} In our previous article titled “Why Go to Family Mediation?” we talked [...]

Why Go to Family Mediation?

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

hey, johnny, tell mom that . .

{3:54 minutes to read} Johnny’s parents have been divorced for a couple of years and [...]

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 [...]

you are stronger than you think!

{2:48 minutes to read} Do you remember this quote from Winnie the Pooh by A.A. [...]

inside or outside of the mediation room – it works

Lara and Tom were in my office for their third session. The first two meetings [...]

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 [...]

litigation or adversarial, the traditional way? says who?

Mediation is a better alternative than the traditional adversarial route. I have also been guilty [...]