Why collaborative family law?

Transitional times in families can be a source of stress for everyone – parents, children, and even extended family members. Individuals who prefer to quieter, more amicable resolutions to their differences may prefer using collaborative law over the traditional court-based litigation system. Click on the link below to read more about the alternative dispute resolution process known as collaborative law. Attorneys Caroline Black, and Jennifer Ficarrotta are trained to assist clients in their efforts to achieve their goals through the collaborative law process.

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Maryland high court to hear same-sex divorce case

Uncertainty in the law can create tricky situations. Click on the link below to read an article discussing the legal challenges facing a same-sex couple who married in California then attempted to dissolve their marriage in Maryland, a state that currently does not recognize their marriage. Sessums Black, PA strives to provide superior legal representation to its clients for all their marital and family law issues.

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What is Collaborative Family Law?

The collaborative practice of law provides parties, with the assistance of trained professionals, with a method to resolve family law disputes to avoid engaging in the traditional litigation in a court. Click on the link below for a copy of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals’ Collaborative Practice “Knowledge Kit” that provides an overview of the collaborative practice. Sessums Black, PA’s attorneys, Caroline Black, and Jennifer Ficarrotta are all trained in the practice of collaborative law and work to help their clients come to a quick and quiet settlement through this alternative dispute resolution process.

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