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
Making Sense of Alimony — Question 3
Making Sense of Alimony — Question 3

{5 minutes to read} The current series of blogs is exploring three frequently asked questions regarding alimony. This article discusses the third of those questions: 1. What if the alimony payor starts »

{5 minutes to read} The current series of blogs is exploring three frequently asked questions regarding alimony. This article discusses the third of those questions: 1. What if the alimony payor starts earning more money after the marriage? Does alimony increase? 2. What if I (the payor) lose my job and can't afford to pay alimony? 3. What if she (the payee) is the one who wants the divorce AND the..

Rachel Alexander, · 6 hours ago

Rachel Alexander, · 6 hours ago

Making Sense of Alimony — Question 2
Making Sense of Alimony — Question 2

{3 minutes to read} The current series of blogs is exploring three frequently asked questions regarding alimony. This article discusses the second of those questions: 1. What if the alimony payor starts »

{3 minutes to read} The current series of blogs is exploring three frequently asked questions regarding alimony. This article discusses the second of those questions: 1. What if the alimony payor starts earning more money after the marriage? Does alimony increase? 2. What if I (the payor) lose my job and can't afford to pay alimony? 3. What if she (the payee) is the one who wants the divorce AND the..

Rachel Alexander, · October 9th, 2019

Rachel Alexander, · October 9th, 2019

Making Sense of Alimony — Question 1
Making Sense of Alimony — Question 1

{8 minutes to read} Few words in the English language are as loathed as the word "alimony." Perhaps bankruptcy and incarceration fall into comparable categories of words to be avoided during high tea and »

{8 minutes to read} Few words in the English language are as loathed as the word "alimony." Perhaps bankruptcy and incarceration fall into comparable categories of words to be avoided during high tea and first dates. Alimony, however, is a term unavoidable in divorce mediation. Regardless of how gingerly approached by the mediator, it almost invariably triggers some version of explosion — much like..

Rachel Alexander, · September 20th, 2019

Rachel Alexander, · September 20th, 2019

Are We as Modern as We Think? Gender
Are We as Modern as We Think? Gender Role Reversal in Divorce Doesn’t Necessarily Add

{4 minutes to read} What happens when the father is the stay-at-home spouse and the mother is the primary earner? Can we simply swap out the term husband for wife and expect an equitable outcome? Let's »

{4 minutes to read} What happens when the father is the stay-at-home spouse and the mother is the primary earner? Can we simply swap out the term husband for wife and expect an equitable outcome? Let's see. In cases where the mother is the stay-at-home parent and the father is the full-time working parent, the children typically reside with the mom. Conversely, if the mother is the primary or sole..

Rachel Alexander, · September 6th, 2019

Rachel Alexander, · September 6th, 2019