November 2013

Inventing Options to Resolve Your Child Custody Battle

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on November 29, 2013

One of the most compelling and exciting elements of the “Getting to YES” methodology is the idea that you can “invent options” when you’re in a negotiation. Obviously, you need to abide by rules and laws when you’re constructing a child custody and visitation plan. (One reason why you need an experienced legal team to […]

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In Roger Fisher and William Ury’s “Getting to YES,” the authors urge participants in negotiations to focus on needs/interest rather than judging and blaming the people involved. All humans being have common basic needs, such as: •    The need for recognition; •    The need for love; •    The need for support; •    Etc. The strategies […]

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How to Reduce the Nastiness of Your Divorce and Protect Your Kids

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on November 28, 2013

Fisher and Ury’s “Getting to YES” process can make child custody battles less mean and more likely to lead to “win-win” outcomes for everyone involved: for you, for your children, and for your spouse. The unifying idea of Getting to YES is this: aim to formulate agreements that are fair and that are likely to […]

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