BUSINESS AND FAMILY CARE OF THE ELDERLY: disputes relating to business; bankruptcy; landlord/tenant;property foreclosure; homeowner associations (HOA); condominiums; mobile homes; insurance coverage; partnership agreements; and workplace employment.Preserving family relationships while resolving disputes pertaining to care of the elderly and his/her estate.
ELDER ISSUES: relating to the medical care, physical and emotional health, independence, and safety of an elderly or special needs family member; maintenance of sibling relationships; caregiver responsibilities; the sale/division of property; guardianship; estate/tax planning; a second marriage; and post divorce co-parenting.
Certified by The Florida Supreme Court as a mediator in Circuit Civil, Appellate, County, Family, and Dependency Courts. Authorized arbitrator in Florida.Exoressly qualified to mediate disputes relating to care of the elderly; foreclosures in state courtand in Bankruptcy Court. Former member of Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee of The Florida Supreme Court(2009-2017).
Former Court appointed Parenting Coordinator in twenty high conflict post divorce cases. Currently, an active volunteer Guardian ad Litem in the Seminole County program representing abused children; advocate for victims of domestic violence, and a pro bono arbitrator in The Florida Bar Grievance Mediation and Fee Arbitration Program. Member of the New York Bar, former owner of a private business selling to major national retailers, Wall Street commercial banker, chief corporate financial officer, and independent financial consultant.
Acquired as a New York attorney, Wall Street commercial banker, business owner,and independent financial consultant. And, in Florida, as an active arbitrator and a mediator of more than 3,500 civil, family, and dependency cases.
Facilitative and transformational, blending people skills, persistence, resourcefulness, and optimism
Fordham University, School of Law (member of its Law Review), and Fordham University, School of Business, earning JD and BS (Marketing) degrees respectively.
$200 per hour ($100 per hour per party). Minimum two hours non-refundable advance payment required or attorney guarantee of payment. Cancellation fee imposed for untimely cancellation. No travel charge within Central Florida.
In multi party cases, call for determination and allocation of fees. Fee schedule subject to change.