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Interdisciplinary collaborative divorce law training successful!!

Posted by jnotoesq on April 3, 2011

Linda Piff and I completed a successful training of 27 collaborative professionals this weekend. There are now 13 more collaborative divorce lawyers in New Jersey and Pa.


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Posted by jnotoesq on February 14, 2011

Linda Piff and I are holding our next basic collaborative divorce training on March 26, 2011 and April 2,2011 at the Collaborative Divorce Training Institute in Wall, NJ. Sign up by March and save $75.00

Call me for a registration form at 201-847-0999. You will earn 16.3 credts (including 2.0 Ethics) credits NJ attorneys and 10.5 (.5) for Pa attorneys, 12.0 CPE credits and 13.5 NASW credits. 

Hope to see you at our next training.

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hugged by parties at signing of Collaborative Divorce Property Settlement Agreement

Posted by jnotoesq on November 13, 2010

Husband (72) and Wife (68) hugged and thanked me  after they signed the Collaborative Divorce Property Settlement Agreement.  WOW!

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Going to D.C. for several days to attend the International Academy of Collaborative Professional’s convention (10/29-10-31)

Posted by jnotoesq on October 27, 2010

For your vewing pleasure. See me on the Buzz.

Here are the airdates/times for “The Buzz” titled “Cupcakes and Collaborative Divorce” : Today (Tuesday) 8:30 p.m., TV 34 and Verizon FIOS
Wednesday, 8:30 p.m..
Thursday, 8:30 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, 8:30 p.m.

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Posted by jnotoesq on August 1, 2010

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCFbKI8_sN4 & hd+1

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now an inter-disciplinary collaborative law trainer

Posted by jnotoesq on August 1, 2010

I will be training professionals in the upcoming 9/24 &  9/25 Introductory/Basic Training Collaborative Law course. For details email me or Linda Piff.

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“make-up parenting time”

Posted by jnotoesq on May 22, 2010

Under New Jersey family law, parents may agree on “make-up parenting time”, if either one “misses” previously scheduled visitation with the children.     Szabo v. Szabo, New Jersey App. Div., May 11, 2010

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Lame Duck Session Passes New Law in New Jersey Requiring Palimony Agreements To Be In Writing

Posted by jnotoesq on May 22, 2010

Minutes before his term as Governor of New Jersey expired last night, Jon Corzine signed off on a bill making New Jersey palimony agreements enforceable only if a couple agree in writing. The legislation takes effect immediately.    Assembly Bill 2796

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emancipation and college

Posted by jnotoesq on May 22, 2010

The New Jersey divorce judge declared the two younger children emancipated because the mother failed to provide proof of their full-time attendance at college with passing grades. This decision is now affirmed on appeal.        Kershaw nka Dodsworth v. Kershaw, April 16, 2010

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an inspirational definition of the “paradigm shift”

Posted by jnotoesq on May 22, 2010

For an inspirational defi nition of the “paradigm shift” see Pauline Tesler, shift refers to the alteration in consciousness whereby lawyers retool themselves from the adversarial to collaborative lawyers. The paradigm first requires the lawyer to become aware of unconscious adversarial habits of speech as well as automatic adversarial thoughtforms, reactions, and behaviors. The second step of the paradigm shift is to adopt the beginner’s mind, learning new ways of thinking, speaking and behaving as a collaborative lawyer.” (pp 79-80).Collaborative Law, 2nd Edition (ABA 2008): “The paradigm

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