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Robin Graine, JD, CDFA®, owner of Graine Mediation, located in Fairfax, Virginia, is a sought-after Divorce Mediation Expert often quoted in local and national publications, including: The Wall Street Journal – Market Watch, U.S. News & World Report, DivorceSource.com, Mediate.com, and the Fairfax Bar Association.

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Robin Graine, JD, CDFA®

Highly-rated divorce mediator with 17+ years experience in family law, custody, child support, alimony, property settlement agreements | VA Supreme Court Certified Divorce Mediator | Certified Divorce Financial Analyst ™


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Robin Graine, JD, CDFA®, as quoted in MarketWatch

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Don't buy legal documents online without reading this story

The online legal document business is booming as consumers have figured out that they can get leases, divorces and more for a fraction of the cost of visiting a lawyer. But should they...


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Robin Graine, JD, CDFA®, interviewed on The Impact of the New Tax Code on Divorce


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Robin Graine, JD, CDFA®, as quoted in U.S. News & World Report

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3 Important College Funding Questions to Answer During a Divorce

Divorcing parents need to discuss who will take ownership of accounts and what the tax implications will be...


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One way Mediation Saves You Money - Watch Out for this Expensive Tactic In Litigation

Here’s a common scenario in divorce litigation: You go into the divorce attorney’s office, tell your story, and the lawyer suggests you draw up a draft Property Settlement Agreement (PSA) for presentation to your spouse...


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By Robin Graine, JD, CDFA® and Charlie Rowan, JD

Mediation vs. Litigation: To Punish or Not to Punish, That is the Question

Many people go into a divorce with swords pulled. They want to get even. They want to punish their spouse for making them feel bad...


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By Robin Graine, JD, CDFA®

Lawyers as Problem Solvers - Alternative Dispute Resolution (p4)

If you want to grow your law practice and your reputation, to be known as a problem solver, and to keep pace in today's value-driven consumer and business culture, consider enhancing and promotion your skills in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)...


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Why Does It Hurt So Much? Minimizing the High Emotional Cost of Divorce

Perhaps one of the only things more painful than enduring a divorce is living through a broken marriage. Divorce is a time of transition—an emotionally shattering process that is the only path to a happier, more hopeful future.

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Ask a Divorce Mediator: How Can You Avoid Divorce?

There are many reasons couples can be unhappy, but there’s a lot you can do before throwing in the towel.