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Mediation to Stay Married: Divorce Is Not Your Only Option
Deciding if you need to separate or divorce is one of the most difficult decisions that a person can make. Most people get married and dream of living together for the rest of their lives. They create the “story” of how they want their lives to be. If your story is...
Update on Child Support and Temporary Maintenance in NYS
For parents, attorneys, mediators and anyone else that has an interest in Child Support and Temporary Maintenance calculations there have been changes effective January 31, 2014. These changes are required by the statute to occur every year on January 31st. The...
Divorce Mediation or Collaborative Law?
As a Divorce Mediator and Collaborative Law Attorney I am often asked what is the difference between mediation and collaborative law? And then I am asked “which process is going to be better for me?” The answer is not one-size- fits all. There are many factors to...
Dividing Retirement Assets
DIVIDING RETIREMENT ASSETS – Getting it RIGHT so you can get it WRITTEN. Dividing retirement assets is an important issue for couples entering the process of separation and divorce. Retirement assets are often the most valuable marital assets a couple has along...
5 Considerable Advantages to Choosing Divorce Mediation / Collaborative Divorce
As a divorce mediator and collaborative law attorney, I am frequently asked what the benefits are to choosing divorce mediation or collaborative divorce, as opposed to proceeding with a traditional divorce. There are many advantages to both mediation and...
Balanced is the New Busy
“Balanced is the New Busy: Practicing Self-Care in a Frantic World” — Keynote Kristen Skarie. The New York State Council on Divorce Mediation is presenting a fantastic conference Saturday September 6, 2014 at the Inn on the Lake, in Canandaigua, New York where the...
Julie V. Mersereau, Esq.
Divorce Mediation & Collaborative Family Lawyer in Rochester, NY
Professional Affiliations: International Academy of Collaborative Professionals Collaborative Law Association of the Rochester Area, Inc. New York State Council on Divorce Mediation Rochester Association of Family Mediators Academy of Professional Family Mediators New York State Dispute Resolution Association, Inc. Association for Conflict Resolution Monroe County Bar Association New York State Bar Association
Julie V. Mersereau, Esq. graduated from Cornell University in 1981. Her undergraduate studies extensively explored family systems and the development of individuals from birth through adult life. This education has given Julie a knowledge base that assists in her work in the areas of family law and mediation. Julie graduated from Syracuse University College of Law in 1984. She is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.
Julie received her mediation training through the Mediation Center, Inc, and the Center for Dispute Settlement, Inc. Julie also has extensive training in Collaborative Law. She is an active member in the Collaborative Law Association of the Rochester Area and the Rochester Association of Family Mediators.
Having been a practicing Family Law Attorney in the court based litigation system for over 25 years, Julie firmly believes that Mediation and Collaborative Law should be the primary processes for resolving family conflict. The court system was not designed to address the private individual needs of families.
Mersereau Law Office offers Mediation and Collaborative Law via online video conferencing.
Mersereau Law Office, PLLC
150 Allens Creek Rd., Suite 160
Rochester, NY 14618
Mersereau Law Office, PLLC
351 S. Warren St., Suite 200
Syracuse, NY 13202
Contact Mersereau Law Office, PLLC today for a prompt review of your options. Julie Mersereau can help you make the most informed decisions for what legal or mediation crossroads may be ahead. Virtual and remote consultation is available, as well as full-on virtual mediation and collaborative law services.