Towson Divorce Lawyer | Mediation.
Towson Divorce Lawyer To Represent You At Private Mediation
Different kinds of mediation vary in fairness and effectiveness. In my opinion, the most effective mediation is private mediation, where attorneys represent both parties. This is an effective way to resolve divorce and child custody disputes in Baltimore County. Mediation has also been integrated into the child custody court process. The Family Support Services Administrator and DCM personnel will assign mediation in contested child custody cases, as contemplated by Md. Rule 9-205, dependent on three questions:
- Is mediation appropriate for the parties and the minor child, or is there a history of distrust, violence, and selfishness that would doom the mediation and waste court resources?
- Is a qualified mediator available who has, at minimum, completed basic training defined in Rule 17-104 and advanced training laid out in Rule 17-106?
- Is mediation automatically prohibited because there are bona fide allegations of physical or sexual abuse?
The Law Offices of Amar S. Weisman represent clients during the private mediation process, where the mediator shuttles back and forth between each attorney-client pair to reach an agreement. Without an attorney, clients do not understand their rights under Maryland law, the mediator's job is not to help either side understand their respective rights, and the mediation becomes a game of "let's make a deal" instead of an honest conversation among equals. We work with top Baltimore County mediators and can identify the most reasonable, practical, and experienced mediators.
Unless there has been complete financial disclosure, including all information concerning marital and non-marital property, mediation will probably be useless, fruitless, or inherently unfair. BefeTherefore, prbeforeediation, Amar S. Weisman helps each client review the mediation agreement and prepare a mediation statement to establish precise positions grounded in the facts and family law.
Maryland Alternative Dispute Resolution Links
- Circuit Court For Anne Arundel Alternative Dispute Resolution
- The Value of a Negotiated Solution over a Litigated One Published By The Circuit Court for Baltimore City
Call 410-321-4994 To Meet With Towson Divorce, Child Custody & Family Law Lawyer Amar S. Weisman.
Please Call (410) 321-4994 during business hours to schedule a free consultation to decide whether you want to retain Amar S. Weisman. The firm does not accept pro bono clients at this time. To have legal services and advice, you must pay a retainer, See Policy on Fees/Costs. The law firm is located in the heart of Towson near The Circuit Court For Baltimore County, Towson Town Center, Goucher College, and Towson University, at 1018 Dulaney Valley Road (MD-146), Second Floor Towson, MD 21204. We represent clients throughout the Baltimore area, including Aberdeen, Abingdon, Baldwin, Bel Air, Bowleys Quarters, Brooklandville, Carney, Catonsville, Cockeysville, Edgewood, Essex, Garrison, Glen Arm, Greenspring Valley, Homeland, Hunt Valley, Hydes, the Joppa Road Corridor, Kingsville, Long Green, Lutherville, Middle River, Nottingham, Owings Mills, Parkville, Pikesville, Perry Hall, Reisterstown, Riderwood, Rodgers Forge, Rosedale, Ruxton, Sparks, Sparrows Point, Stoneleigh, Timonium, Towson, West Towson, White Hall, White Marsh, and the York Road corridor. We have also represented several out-of-state clients. The law firm does not guarantee the results in any matter.