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Cindy Harari
  • Fort Lauderdale,
  • United States
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About Me:
As an Attorney since 1985, I have developed and maintained a proactive, problem-solving practice, working with clients in the areas of intellectual property law and family law to create projects and settle conflicts.

As a Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator, and Florida Qualified Parenting Coordinator, I utilize a diverse, professional skill set to facilitate positive outcomes for my clients. My understanding of the family law process and its pitfalls helps to guide my clients to avoid getting caught up in them.

In my practice, I educate clients about the complex systems and issues involved with divorce, parenting and family law. I counsel clients concerning divorce-related issues that impact families such as time-sharing, decision-making, single parenting, co-parenting, step parenting, and “merging” families. I work with parents who have children of all ages.

By combining mediation and parenting coordination methods, solutions are created that have a positive effect on parents and children, and also have a positive, long-term “ripple effect” on extended family relationships. I coach my clients as they develop the communication skills and problem- solving techniques necessary to create a peaceful divorce and co-parenting relationship.

I currently serve on several subcommittees of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, and I was co-creator of the Children First Parenting Coordination protocol (Plantation, Florida) as well as the Children First public information website. I am a co-founder of the Peaceful Divorce Project. I earned the degree of Juris Doctor from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (NY) where I was an editor of the Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, and I earned the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Magna Cum Laude) from the State University of NY at Buffalo.

I have been a licensed attorney since for more than 25 years, a parent for more than 20 years, and a stepparent for close to ten years. Faced with my own decision to divorce many years ago, I knew that I wanted to “do divorce differently.” I created a vision of divorce for my family that included a peaceful, long-term future.

As a parent, as well as an adult whose own parents divorced when I was 15, I am sensitive to the need for honest, appropriate communication and parenting so that family members can grow and thrive if divorce is part of the family's structure.

My private email address is cindyharari@aol.com.
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http://peacefuldivorce.org

Cindy Harari's Blog

10 Simple Communication Ideas for Parents

1. Whenever possible, communicate in writing. Writing gives you the opportunity to clarify your thoughts and express yourself clearly. Also, in the event of a misunderstanding, everyone can go back and look at what is written. E-mails and faxes have the advantage of having a date and time embedded as well.



2. Stick to child-focused issues and keep your communication informative, not emotional.



3. Keep your communication clear. Use bullet points or numbers rather than… Continue

Posted on June 7, 2011 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

The Power of One: Positive Parenting and Personal Growth During and After Divorce

Having a former spouse or co-parent who is not "on the same page" is one of many challenges during or after divorce. You can stay stuck in a place where you say: "he/she doesn't get it, will never get it, won't do it any other way" or take this time in your life as an opportunity to start doing things differently by shifting the focus to you.



When you say or do something, you cause a response or reaction. If you change the way you say or do things, you cause a change in the response… Continue

Posted on March 22, 2011 at 2:19pm

Starting Mediation After You Have Already Started Litigating Your Divorce Is Like Trying To Put A Fire Out After You Have Drenched It With Gasoline!*

Nothing about divorce is easy. Divorcing couples feel confused, stressed, angry and fearful. Their emotions are ignited and may seem out of control. But how the divorce evolves is in your hands and will affect you for years to come. Divorcing couples who start by litigating usually become more entrenched in their positions, more distrustful and more acrimonious because litigation fuels the fire by pitting one family member against the other! Starting mediation after you have already started…

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Posted on January 16, 2011 at 1:30pm

Ten Tips for Separated and Divorced Families for the Holidays

The following list is an excerpt from the book Kids First: What Kids Want Grown-ups to Know about Divorce and Separation, created by the children who attend divorce support groups at the Kids First Center in Portland, Maine and by Peg Libby,…

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Posted on December 2, 2010 at 9:00am

Is Online Divorce Filing A Sign of Economic Recovery?

Thank you to Peaceful Divorce member Lisa Decker for sharing the following timely information:
DivorceToday.com, a national provider of online divorce forms, reports that in 2010, increasing numbers of Americans turned to the Internet to file a divorce. This may be good news for the economy. According to economic experts, during times of acute economic distress, many people are deterred by financial insecurity from filing for divorce, which they delay until they feel more…
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Posted on November 3, 2010 at 1:00pm

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Tax Tips for the Recently Divorced

We are only 10 weeks away from the end of the year. What does that mean for people who have gotten divorced in 2017?It means you have to get ready to file your tax returns for the year ending 2017 by April 16, 2018 (April 15 falls on a Sunday so you can file your return on April 16) or extend it. Remember, just because you extend it, you still have to pay any…See More
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Tax Q&A for Recently Divorced People

Divorce is one of the most painful experiences anyone can go through. In addition to the emotional component, financial issues weigh heavily on the minds of the parties to any divorce. Unfortunately, there are just some things that don’t follow any logic and you just have to know. Here are a few of the most common:  What filing status options do I have if I am separated from my spouse? You may qualify as Head of Household if you and…See More
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When I got trained in mediation, we were told that you either did solo mediation (one mediator) or co-mediation (two mediators). Since then, divorce professionals have learned that there are endless permutations of effective methods to mediate. In this post, I describe a few of the arrangements I have encountered in the 30 years I have been doing this.Integrated Mediation is…See More
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