Collaborative Dispute Resolution
Collaborative lawyers shift focus from advocacy to developing client interests and principled, interest-based negotiation with clients
and their collaborative counsel in a supportive, safe, collaborative environment.
Family and Divorce Mediation
Family conflicts related to the division of property and debt in divorce, alimony, child custody and visitation, and child support are delicate issues. They have to be handled carefully and discreetly. When children are involved, divorce mediation can bring communication at the beginning of the process and healing after it is successfully completed. Resolving any family dispute in the non-adversarial process of mediation can help you build a positive working relationship with the other parent of your child — a relationship you will need long-term.
The attorney-mediators at Marks Clare & Richards, L.L.C.
have handled internal conflicts within an organization and business disputes
between companies and other parties. Partners and owners are sometimes
at odds, as are managers and the employees that they supervise. We have
successfully brought all parties to the table and helped them resolve conflicts
collaboratively to foster a solid future in working relationships.
Real Estate Disputes
Lawsuits are filed over residential home covenants.
During and after construction, contractors, suppliers, and homeowners
may be ready to take a conflict to court. The attorney-mediators at Marks
Clare & Richards, L.L.C offer mediation services that encourage both
the business or association and the consumer to consider a better way
to resolve their dispute. We are lawyer-mediators who have over 30 years
of experience, and we have learned the benefits of mediation as opposed