New York Office535 Fifth Avenue, 4th floor
New York, NY 10017
Office: (212) 427-2049
Fax: (212) 202-6077
Skype: Cari.Rincker
Illinois Offices301 N. Neil Street, Suite 400
Champaign, IL 61820
Office: (217) 531-2179
Fax: (217) 531-2211
229 E Main Street
Shelbyville, IL 62565
Office: (217) 774-1373

Family and Matrimonial Law

With a deep love of families, Cari’s family and matrimonial law practice focuses helping clients through their family issue, divorce or separation. Cari believes that strong families make strong communities. Cari’s philosophy when representing family and matrimonial clients is to work with the client as a teammate. Cari is both a lawyer and mediator and enjoys working through the various options available to clients including:

    • Negotiation
    • Mediation
    • Arbitration
    • Collaborative Law
    • Early Neutral Evaluation, and
    • Litigation

Rincker Law, PLLC works with the client to help ascertain the most productive path to resolve the dispute.

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Cari has built a solid reputation as a family and matrimonial lawyer. She was the editor and organizer of the book “Onward and Upward: Guide for Getting Through New York Family Law and Divorce Issues”, available on Amazon, Kindle and iBooks. She was selected to be on the Association of the Bar for the City of New York’s matrimonial law committee.

Cari and her team is available to help with the following types of family and matrimonial law issues:

    • Uncontested divorces
    • Contested divorces (including high net worth divorces or divorces concerning business assets, including farms)
    • Pro Se Assistance
    • Separation agreements
    • Annulments
    • Child Custody (or the allocation of parental responsibility)
    • Visitation and Parenting Time (including sibling visitation and grandparent visitation)
    • Child support (including modification of child support and enforcement issues)
    • Parenting plans
    • Spousal maintenance/ alimony (including modification of spousal support and enforcement issues)
    • Relocation issues concerning children
    • Parental alienation/interference
    • Cohabitation agreements
    • Prenuptial agreements
    • Postnuptial agreements
    • Family offenses/ domestic violence/ orders of protection
    • Conciliation
    • Paternity disputes/ filiation petitions
    • Cohabitation agreements, and
    • Pet ownership disputes/ pet custody and visitation

Cari is also a trained mediator for divorces and child custody disputes. Cari conducts prefers in-person mediation on family and matrimonial law issues but is also available on “virtual mediation” via telephone or Skype. She is qualified and trained to work a third party neutral to help the parties work towards a resolution with almost any family law issue. If there is an order of protection in place or allegations of domestic violence, mediation is still possible on a case-by-case basis with the use of shuttled diplomacy or telephonic communication with one party at a time.