First Steps

A Legal Discusssion of the the Rabbi-Penitent Privilege

Margaret E. Retter, Esq.

(This article solely deals with New York law. Although your state law may be similar, please consult your state law regarding the privilege that applies to your communica

Thinking About A Divorce — Ask Yourself These Questions First

Rebecca E. Samson

If you are seriously contemplating ending your marriage, first ask yourself these important questions: Have you done everything you can to save your marriage? (Have you a

When You Speak to Your Rabbi, is it a Confidential Conversation or Will Everyone Find Out?

Margaret E. Retter, Esq.

THE WORRY: 1.   When you call for “information” about a prospective boy or girl, he may call the other side and tell them YOU approached him for information; 2.   W


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