(Evening and weekend hours by appointment)
Simone A Haberstock offers mediation, litigation, arbitration, parenting coordination, and cooperative law services at competitive rates. Mediation can be provided in the office or on-line. We also use financial planning tools and software to develop practical and workable financial outcomes. We believe in providing client-centered processes that help parties find their own creative, constructive and respectful solutions for family, elder/senior care, divorce, and custody matters.
+500 hours mediation experience including cases involving business and trust interests, executive compensation, real estate holdings, trusts and other complex legal, business and financial issues, small claims litigation and rent and possession matters. Also experienced with complicated and high conflict custody and child relocation issues including academically approved research on Parenting Coordination. Have completed training in arbitration and elder law mediation and have served as lead trainer providing training to other professionals in mediation and parenting coordination. Adjunct Professor teaching Mediation at Saint Louis University School of Law.
Mediation empowers parties to develop their own solutions with an emphasis on using financial tools and experience to find better and more workable financial solutions. Mediation and parenting coordination processes improve communication and enable parties to develop solutions which more closely meet the needs and interests of the individual and the whole family. Ms. McCartney applies over 26 years experience in family and divorce law and experience in accounting and finance to assist the parties in developing and exploring options and reaching realistic and lasting agreements.
1/2 Hour Mediation Orientation/Introduction is provided free in family matters, without charge. The Orientation increases parties’ understanding of mediation and prepares parties for the first meeting.
Competitive hourly rates; please contact our office for current hourly rates for mediation sessions and document preparation. Sliding Scale is available based on need. Please call for rates related to litigation, parenting coordination, facilitation and collaborative law services.