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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,,, and the Fairfax Bar Association.
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Robin Graine, JD, CDFA®


By Robin Graine, JD, CDFA®


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


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...


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


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


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...


By Robin Graine, JD, CDFA®

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...


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...


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)...

By Robin Graine, JD, CDFA®

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.