Rachel Alexander, Esq., Mediator, FOP, CFT

Divorce Attorney, Mediator, Certified Focusing Professional
Rachel Alexander,

Credentials: Diploma/Degree

Institution: Benjamin Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University

Certification: Juris Doctorate

Certification Year: 2000

Institution: The International Focusing Institute

Graduated: 2015

In practice since: 2000

As a professional divorce mediator and family law attorney in NJ, Rachel Alexander is a mediator first and attorney second. Before any of that, she is a person, of course, and one who has experienced divorce and its inherent losses and disruptions first hand.

She is passionate about supporting her clients through this critical, life changing event. Rachel studied social work at Columbia University in New York City prior to entering law school. This education provided her a deep appreciation for the family system and what developing children need in order to grow into high-functioning adults.

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Articles Rachel has Published
Does Your Attorney Fit Your Particular Genotype? Part
Does Your Attorney Fit Your Particular Genotype? Part I

{3:12 minutes to read} Lawyers are like organs. They come in all shapes and sizes and have a purpose. However, every organ isn't a match for every person's body system, blood type, and so forth. A perfectly »

{3:12 minutes to read} Lawyers are like organs. They come in all shapes and sizes and have a purpose. However, every organ isn't a match for every person's body system, blood type, and so forth. A perfectly good kidney can be rejected by the immune system of a perfectly good recipient. In the same way, it is not just that you want a competent, responsive attorney, but you also want one that fits your..

Rachel Alexander, · August 8th, 2018

Rachel Alexander, · August 8th, 2018

When it All Comes Down to the Blender:
When it All Comes Down to the Blender: The Value of Personal Property in Divorce

{6 minutes to read} Personal property, furnishings and personality are typically encompassed by the objects that reside in marital (and secondary) residences. Included in this group are furniture and tchotchkes, »

{6 minutes to read} Personal property, furnishings and personality are typically encompassed by the objects that reside in marital (and secondary) residences. Included in this group are furniture and tchotchkes, like that horrible thing from HomeGoods that seemed like such a good idea at the time, but now takes up half the dining room table. Property (as distinct from real property, which refers to..

Rachel Alexander, · July 27th, 2018

Rachel Alexander, · July 27th, 2018

Dissipation Revisited
Dissipation Revisited

July 16, 2018 Divorce, Finance, Mediation Posted By: Rachel Alexander, Esq. {6:36 minutes to read} Dissipation occurs when one spouse spends marital funds on something that has nothing to do with the marriage. »

July 16, 2018 Divorce, Finance, Mediation Posted By: Rachel Alexander, Esq. {6:36 minutes to read} Dissipation occurs when one spouse spends marital funds on something that has nothing to do with the marriage. It could be deliberately offshoring funds into a secret bank account in preparation for divorce. It could be spending marital money on a clandestine relationship such as an extra marital relationship...

Rachel Alexander, · July 17th, 2018

Rachel Alexander, · July 17th, 2018

If I Can Waive Alimony, Why Can’t I
If I Can Waive Alimony, Why Can’t I Waive Child Support?

{5:45 minutes to read} If I can waive alimony, why can't I waive child support? Fair question. Here's why: Alimony and child support are two different things and are treated differently under the law. »

{5:45 minutes to read} If I can waive alimony, why can't I waive child support? Fair question. Here's why: Alimony and child support are two different things and are treated differently under the law. Alimony might be a right of a spouse, but child support is the right of a child. And just like I cannot waive my neighbor's rights to quiet enjoyment, I cannot waive the right of my child to be supported..

Rachel Alexander, · February 5th, 2018

Rachel Alexander, · February 5th, 2018