A Champaign Mediator Explains How Mediation Can Help with Child Support

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Child support and custody issues are the most common issues to be fought about in family court. Disagreements about either of these issues can prolong divorce proceedings, interrupt visitation rights, and cause hardships for all sides of the issue. Child support and custody issues are emotionally charged subjects. While this is understandable to a point, this often leads to extensive …

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A Champaign Prenup Attorney Explains How Mediation Can Help You Finalize Your Prenuptial Agreement

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Getting married is a major life decision that no couple enters into lightly. Demonstrating this is the fact that more couples are choosing to enter a prenuptial agreement before saying, “I do.” If you’re considering marriage, schedule a meeting with a Champaign prenup attorney to learn how this document can protect both of you and any children you may have …

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Rincker Law is now on Pinterest!

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If you are anything like me, Pinterest can be quite addicting.  I use it to find recipes, party ideas, office decoration ideas and heck – even chicken coop ideas.  You can now find Rincker Law, PLLC on Pinterest here!  Would love a follow and start pinning!

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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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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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Doing the Pandemic Pivot: Consider Using “Virtual Mediation” to Resolve Your Dispute

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Boy, life has changed in the last month.  A client told me that it happened like an avalanche and I could not agree more.  I have been conducting meditations via Zoom and GoToMeeting  and it has been working great.  I have also been referring clients to virtual/online and they have had nice experiences so far.  Pandemics force us to change …

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Ask Cari: 3 Things Families Should Consider During COVID-19 Pandemic and Shelter in Place

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Our phones have been ringing off the hook during this pandemic – we have all been affected by this virus and it’s times like now that remind us about what is important in life.  Here are 3 considerations/ reminders during this time: Parenting Time During Shelter in Place- Most states have carve-outs during the shelter in place for parenting time.  Speak …

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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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Family Law Issues in Agriculture: Fact Sheets with the National Agriculture Law Center

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I just love it when my writing hits the press! And I especially love it when it combines my two passion areas — family law and agriculture law.  I am honored to have authored the Fact Sheets on family law issues in agriculture with the National Agriculture Law Center.  You can review them individually here or the packet here.

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Cari Rincker on Mediation Roster for Child Related Issues for Fifth Circuit

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Not only am I on the mediation roster for the Sixth Circuit (including Champaign and Douglas Counties) and the Fourth Circuit (including Shelby County) but I am now on the roster for the Fifth Circuit which includes Coles County, Vermilion County and Edgar County. I’m very passionate about using mediation to help navigate child related issues.  I’m also a mediator …

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