Alternative Dispute Resolution

Cari is a trained mediator for divorces, child custody and visitation, commercial law and community disputes. She is a qualified mediator for the New Jersey Civil, General Equity and Probate Cases and Civil Presumptive Mediation Program. See below for the types of mediation that Cari performs.

Family and Matrimonial Law Mediation

Cari is available to mediate conflicts for the following family and matrimonial law issues:

  • Child custody (legal and physical custody)
  • Visitation, parenting time and access to children
  • Relocation disputes between parents
  • Child support
  • Pet ownership and visitation
  • Spousal support/ maintenance/ alimony
  • Economic issues with a divorce or separation
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Postnuptial agreements

Food and Agriculture Law Mediation

Bringing her experience to the mediation table, Cari can mediate the following types of food and agriculture law disputes:

  • Landlord- tenant disputes with leases (including farm/ranch/grazing leases)
  • Lease disputes involving livestock (e.g., bull leases) or equipment
  • Contract disputes
  • Estate and succession planning
  • Disputes arising in family-owned businesses
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Noise and nuisance disputes with neighbors
  • Veterinary malpractice
  • Employment/ labor law disputes
  • Equine law disputes
  • Urban agriculture/ community garden disputes
  • Farmer market disputes

Furthermore, Cari is on the roster of mediators for the New York Agriculture Mediation Program (“NYAMP”) and the New Jersey Agriculture Mediation Program (“NJAMP”).

Animal Law Mediation

Additionally, Cari is available to mediate other types of animal law disputes involving companion animals, such as:

  • Pet ownership and visitation disputes
  • Veterinary malpractice
  • Estate planning
  • Pet injury/death
  • Dog bite cases
  • Pet shop lemon law

Type of Mediation

In-person mediation is the most effective type of mediation; however, Cari is also available for “virtual mediation” via the telephone or Skype. Attorneys are welcome to attend mediation sessions with the consent of both parties.