6 Divorce Mediation Tips for Successfully Divorcing Your Spouse in Champaign

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You may want to consider divorce mediation if want to avoid a lengthy and expensive divorce. Check out the 6 divorce mediation tips for successfully divorcing your spouse in Champaign. Know the Difference Between Mediation and Collaborative Divorce Divorce mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution that brings together both spouses to come to an agreement. It is designed …

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How to Determine if Divorce Mediation is a Good Option for Your Divorce in Champaign

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Divorce mediation is a type of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) which is the process for settling divorce disputes without litigation and with the assistance of a neutral third party. It involves working together in a cooperative manner that provides the best possible outcome for both parties. Are you wondering if divorce mediation is a good option for your divorce in …

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Upcoming Deadline for 40-Hour Online Mediation Training in Illinois

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When I first moved home from New York City, I instantly investigated mediation training programs  in Illinois.  I have a mediator heart and wanted to ensure I had the requisite training to be approved on the various court rosters.  However, I live in Champaign, Illinois and the closest mediation training that I could find was in Chicago.  I’m a single girl …

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Agriculture Mediation Programs

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Did you know that the US Department of Agriculture administers agriculture mediation programs organized at  the state level to help mediate right-to-farm and federal farm program disputes for free?  You can find the fact sheet for the program here. I am on the  agriculture mediation roster for  both New York and New Jersey, and pending admission on the Illinois roster. …

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Upcoming 40 Hour Mediation Training for the Sixth Circuit of Illinois

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Champaign County  Bar Association’s Family Law Committee is teaming up with the Dispute  Resolution Institute, Inc. to  hold a 40 hour mediation training via Zoom.  The first 20 hours will be the basic civil mediation training and the second 20 hours  will be focused on family law mediation.  This has  been approved  by the  Sixth  Circuit in Illinois and may …

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Cari Rincker is Trained as Online Family Law Mediator

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I’m very proud to be a part of a nimble profession who is  able to adjust during these unprecedented times.  I have been conducting meditations online via Zoom and GoToMeeting for  family law disputes (including child issues and divorce matters).  I took it up a notch in the  month of May and completed a 20 hour training via Mediate.com.  Rincker …

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Virtual Mediation During COVID-19 Pandemic

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I have noted for years my ability to conduct meditations “virtually” via GoToMeeting or Skype.  I’ve been speaking to clients via GoToMeeting but I can also conduct meditations using this technology.  Of course, it is more productive to meet in person but a lot can still be accomplished by having these conversations “virtually.” For family law matters, I mediate both …

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NALC Fact Sheet: Alternative Dispute Resolution in Farm and Ranch Divorces

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If you follow me then you know that I loooooove Alternative Dispute Resolution.  In fact, I’m a trained mediator myself and I teach mediation as an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois School of Law.  There is nothing that gives my heart more joy (well, except for puppies and baby goats) when I am able to resolve divorces through …

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4 Reasons Why Divorce Mediation is Better than Litigation

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Cari recorded a short video explaining why she loooooves divorce mediation and prefers it to litigation.  You can watch it on YouTube here.  Don’t forget to subscribe so you don’t miss a beat!

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Ask Cari: What Is Mediation?

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If you are interested in asking Cari a question to be promoted on her YouTube channel or on her podcast, Ag Law Today, please email Cari Rincker at cari@rinckerlaw.com with Ask Cari in the subject line.  Your identity will remain anonymous.  Cari’s answers are for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice.

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Episode #3 of Ag Law Today: Agriculture Mediation Programs

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Episode #3 of Ag Law today is now live!  I’m talking all things agriculture mediation with Missy Greathouse of the Illinois Agriculture Mediation Program.  You can listen to the podcast here. I’m a member of agriculture mediation roster for  New York, New Jersey and Illinois.  I’m a big believer in mediation (in general) as a dispute resolution mechanism. If you …

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Wanna Catch-Up on My Old Podcasts?

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So the cat is out of the bag –  I will be starting a new podcast soon with Purdue University Extension called “Ag Law Today”.  In preparation of entering this new podcasting, I have compiled my old appearances on podcasts.  You can view it here.  Happy listening and stay tuned for more info on Ag Law Today!

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