In some cases, mediation is a great option allowing the parties to negotiate the settlement of their marital estate and provide for their children’s future while keeping the cost of litigation to a minimum. Attorney Finkelman has served as a mediator in many divorce cases. In mediation, she works closely with both parties in establishing and prioritizing the goals of the parties and then reducing it to a writing for court approval.

Attorney Denise Cassisi Finkelman is admitted to practice law in the state courts of Rhode Island and Connecticut and in the US District Court for the District of Rhode Island. With over a decade of litigation experience, in various areas of practice including Family Law, Probate, Personal Injury, Criminal and Administrative Hearings. Most of her time is dedicated to her practice of Family Law. She has extensive experience in all matters heard in Rhode Island Family Court; more specifically, Divorce and Separation, Custody, Placement & Visitation, Child Support, Department of Children Youth Family Services hearings, Adoptions, Termination of Parental Rights, Modification of Existing Family Court Orders, Drafting Prenuptial Agreements, Grandparent’s Rights etc. Additionally, she has represented children as a Guardian Ad Litem in contested Family Court matters.

“She is very knowledgeable about the law and takes a no-nonsense approach to her practice! Highly recommended!!”

DEBBIE

“I could have never made it through my situation without her. She knows the law and never steered me wrong! My kids and I are where we are because of her hard work and caring heart!”

MISSY