The Law Office of Donald D. Vanarelli offers alternatives to the litigation of family conflicts through the use of Mediation and Collaborative Law. We specialize in Estate and Elder Mediation, a specialized form of mediation to help elders, the disabled and their families resolve conflict. In resolving issues that confront divorcing couples, we offer Divorce Mediation. In addition, we offer Collaborative Law services for both estate and elder disputes, and family law issues including divorce.

Through the use of Mediation and Collaborative Law services, attorneys at the Law Office of Donald D. Vanarelli help families in conflict resolve their personal and financial issues and regain control over their lives in a dignified, respectful way. Through the use of Estate and Elder Mediation, we help families resolve disputes concerning the care of an elder or disabled person, confront issues regarding the independence of an elderly or disabled person, and resolve trust and estate conflicts. We are also committed to guiding clients through the process of divorce, and resolving family law issues involving spousal support, child support, grandparent visitation and domestic partnerships in the most efficient and amicable way possible.

The founder of the law firm, Donald D. Vanarelli, is a member of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators and the New Jersey Collaborative Law Group, and he is a founding member of the Union County Collaborative Law Group and the Elder Mediation Center of New Jersey. In addition, Mr. Vanarelli has, for many years, participated in the Union County Probate Early Settlement Panel, an invitation-only panel of experienced estate and elder law attorneys selected by the Superior Court, Chancery Division, Union County, based upon a panelist’s reputation, quality of work and experience. Panelists on the Union County Probate Early Settlement Panel assist the Court by mediating contested probate, estate and guardianship cases, as well as pending will contests, at no cost to the litigants.