Divorce & Family Law Mediation
Virginia Maroulakos Rucinski, Esq, APM,
Mattleman, Weinroth & Miller, P.C.

Divorce, Family Law and Civil Mediation Services.


New Jersey Mediation Attorney Mediator

Virginia Maroulakos Rucinski, Esq., APM

Attorney at Law | Attorney Mediator

Experience you can trust since 1994
Family Law and Divorce Attorney - 1994
Family and Divorce Mediation. Services - 1996
Accredited Professional Mediator (APM) NJAPM

Divorce is a difficult time for all parties involved.
"Mediation, a good solution for a difficult situation."
It is important for individuals to trust their mediator, and Virginia Maroulakos Rucinski, Esq., works hard to earn yours. She wants you to feel comfortable and cared about. You are not just another client on the clock. You are individuals with real problems who have come to her to help work through them. It is not a responsibility she takes lightly.

Virginia Maroulakos Rucinski, Esq., APM is a licensed attorney (NJ, NY and PA) and an Accredited Professional Mediator, with more than 20+ years of mediation experience. Virginia provides family and divorce mediation services designed to help separating and divorcing families reach amicable resolutions of all issues of concern. Helping couples and families leave conflict behind. South Jersey mediation services, conveniently located in Cherry Hill, NJ. Schedule a free mediation consultation to learn more.

Virginia has served as a court-appointed Mediator, including appointment as ** a custody and parenting plan Mediator in the Somerset County Superior Court, Chancery Division, Family Part. ** A Child Dependency Mediator in Mercer County Superior Court, where she received special training in complex multiparty Mediation. ** Virginia is on the roster of approved mediators for the economic aspects of divorce

With a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law, in Newark, New Jersey, Virginia received formal Mediation training at the Institute for Dispute Resolution of the Seton Hall University School of Law, including the Intensive Training and Internship Program. She also received additional Mediation training through the Mercer County Superior Court, in complex multiparty Mediation, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE), and NJAPM. Virginia is trained to Mediate both Divorce and Family Law matters, as well as general civil and equity Mediation matters, and has lectured for the NJICLE.

Licensed to practice law in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

"Mediation, a good solution for a difficult situation."

Mediation Services

Consider if Mediation is right for you.
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If you and your spouse or partner are in agreement that your marriage or relationship cannot be repaired or reconciled, you should consider whether mediation is right for you. Before filing a Complaint for Divorce, or other court filing, you can explore whether a fair resolution may be negotiated. Even if you have already filed papers with the court, or retained an attorney, mediation can help facilitate an agreement between you and the other party.

Issues to be addressed during divorce and family law mediation may include:
  • Divorce
  • Separation
  • Legal and Physical Custody
  • Parenting Plan
  • Support
  • Other issues of concern for Children
  • Distribution of Assets
  • Distribution of Debts
  • Other issues of concern for separating or divorcing couples
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Other interpersonal conflicts

Of course, every family is unique, so your mediation shall be tailored for your situation.

When you work with a dedicated and experienced mediator, you will benefit from:

  • Logical, patient approach to mediation
  • Hassle-free appointment scheduling
  • Reasonable rates

Serving all of South Jersey - including: Camden County, Burlington County, Gloucester County, Salem County and Cumberland County.

Less Costly

Compared to traditional contested divorces. A "contested" divorce is one in which you have not come to an agreement on your issues. With mediation, you can arrive at a full settlement so your divorce can then be processed as an "uncontested" divorce.

Faster Resolution

From your first session, all focus will be on helping you come to a full agreement. With the help of the Mediator, your issues will be listed, concerns will be discussed, and full resolution explored.

Private Setting

A dignified, private setting. You will schedule a time to review your personal documents, discuss your concerns, and explore an agreement you and your partner both find acceptable.

Divorce Mediation

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Find out if Mediation is right for you.

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Mediation or

Mediation and Arbitration are both processes that aim to help parties involved in a lawsuit, or potential litigation, resolve their disputes. Both are considered forms of Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR). However, Mediation and Arbitration differ in the type of processes they use – and ultimately, who makes the decision on how the matter may be resolved.

Arbitration is like a court process, but instead of presenting your case to a judge, the case is presented to an arbitrator. The parties still provide testimony and give evidence. While the process of arbitration may be less formal than a trial, the parties are still looking to a third party to make the decision. (Whether the arbitration is binding or non-binding is not a part of this article.)

Mediation, on the other hand, is a process in which the parties ultimately make their own decisions. The parties negotiate, or discuss, their issues, and their concerns, with the assistance of a third-party neutral – the mediator. The mediator works with the parties to help them find a mutually satisfactory resolution of their issues. A resolution is not reached unless all sides agree.

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What is the Difference Between a Mediated and Contested Divorce?

Mediated vs Contested Divorce
  • Role of Attorneys in Contested Divorce
  • Role of a Mediator in Mediated Divorce
  • Your role - Mediated divorces allow the couple to resolve matters outside of the courtroom

About Mediation

What is Mediation? Why Mediate?
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  • About New Jersey Mediation

    A divorce is a stressful time for all parties involved.

    It is not just filing divorce papers.

    There are so many emotions that have to be worked through -- sorrow, shame, anger, denial, and guilt. If you are facing a divorce, or a separation, at times you may feel that you have no control over your life.

  • New Jersey Mediation Private Setting

    A private setting

    More dignified and less adversarial than a courtroom.

    With the help of an experienced neutral Mediator as a facilitator, family law mediation allows you and your partner to determine the issues you are facing. Your issues of concern may include divorce, separation, child custody, parenting plans, child support, alimony, equitable distribution, prenuptial agreement, cohabitation agreement, LGBTQ issues, and any other issues of concern.

  • Mediate Mutual Resolution


    You and your partner work toward a mutual resolution.

    Once your issues are listed, you and your partner will each have the opportunity to discuss your viewpoints and concerns regarding each. With the help of the Mediator, you can work on an overall agreement that addresses concerns, and that you each feel will work best for your situation.

  •  Mediation Helps Preserve Relationships and Resources


    Preservation of relationships and resources.

    By amicably addressing your issues, and working together, you will not only save money compared to traditional legal proceedings, but also save on feelings that are often further damaged during the course of litigation and traditional negotiations.

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Virginia Maroulakos Rucinski, Esq., APM
401 Rt. 70 (Marlton Pike) E.
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Cherry Hill , NJ 08034

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