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
Freedom From the Tyranny of Things
Freedom From the Tyranny of Things

{5 minutes to read} The other night, I saw a movie called Minimalism, and as I sorted through the thousands of unnecessary items in my life, I tuned in to watch. The movie concluded with this surprisingly »

{5 minutes to read} The other night, I saw a movie called Minimalism, and as I sorted through the thousands of unnecessary items in my life, I tuned in to watch. The movie concluded with this surprisingly profound quote: "Love people. Use things." The idea is that when those words get turned around, and we use people and love things, something is messed up — and it's us. In divorce, things can take..

Rachel Alexander, · February 21st, 2019

Rachel Alexander, · February 21st, 2019

Your Rights — Going Fast! Part 3
Your Rights — Going Fast! Part 3

{3 minutes to read} "In heaven we have justice. Here on earth, we have law." So said my Torts Professor, and so it seems indicated by the case we continue to discuss in part three of this article. This »

{3 minutes to read} "In heaven we have justice. Here on earth, we have law." So said my Torts Professor, and so it seems indicated by the case we continue to discuss in part three of this article. This case raised so many issues as to the limitations and arbitrariness of the legal system, it bares summarizing the main elements here and mentioning any we might have missed. While the court might not..

Rachel Alexander, · February 13th, 2019

Rachel Alexander, · February 13th, 2019

Your Rights — Going Fast! Part 2
Your Rights — Going Fast! Part 2

{4:30 minutes to read} The Ramifications (and Rants) The conundrum: our legal system has two opposing principles. First: it encourages parties to engage in alternative dispute resolutions to resolve conflict »

{4:30 minutes to read} The Ramifications (and Rants) The conundrum: our legal system has two opposing principles. First: it encourages parties to engage in alternative dispute resolutions to resolve conflict without court intervention (sparing the overburdened courts). Second: the court insists that parties seek immediate court intervention in order to protect their rights. The party who follows principle..

Rachel Alexander, · January 29th, 2019

Rachel Alexander, · January 29th, 2019

Your Rights — Going Fast! Part 1
Your Rights — Going Fast! Part 1

{5 minutes to read} Not receiving the relief promised in your Judgment of Divorce (JOD)? Spouse still hasn't paid the correct monthly amount of child support or share of the children's out of pocket medical? »

{5 minutes to read} Not receiving the relief promised in your Judgment of Divorce (JOD)? Spouse still hasn't paid the correct monthly amount of child support or share of the children's out of pocket medical? If your ex-spouse is not complying with the court order, you must act swiftly to file a Motion to Enforce asking the court to mandate the other party's compliance. Your delay or inaction could..

Rachel Alexander, · January 13th, 2019

Rachel Alexander, · January 13th, 2019