Tag Archives: interest-based negotiation

June 12, 2017

How to Avoid the Divortex – Part 2

In Part 1, vortex was defined as: 1) a whirling mass of water or air that sucks everything near it towards its center; 2) a place or situation regarded as drawing into its center all that it surrounds, and hence, Continue reading…

March 3, 2015

Everbody Wins?

If you put two smart, equally powerful people together to solve a problem with no clear right or wrong answer, they will likely come up with at least two possible solutions, and will often disagree on which solution is the Continue reading…

October 24, 2013

Collaborative Divorce: An Opportunity for a Better Outcome Part 4

Categories: Divorce

Part 4: Skilled attorneys are essential to a successful Collaborative Divorce. A Collaborative Divorce is one in which the husband and the wife each retain a lawyer for settlement purposes only. When attorneys are required to work for settlement only, Continue reading…

May 23, 2013

Divorce Alimony: How Much for How Long?

Spousal maintenance, or alimony,┬áis one of the most difficult issues in divorce. How much? How long? Can it be modified? These are the questions that must be answered by divorcing couples. Faced with having to support two households rather than Continue reading…

May 14, 2013

What Makes a Good Compromise in Divorce?

Compromise is a necessary part of life. Differences inevitably arise in our personal and work lives. Resolution of these differences generally takes place through negotiation. The goal of negotiation is to reach an understanding, which means compromise. Is Calvin right? Continue reading…