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Divorce Attorney Talks About More Civil Severance

Posted January 22, 2016

Half of married couples end up in divorce and nearly two-thirds of remarried couples likewise part ways, usually in contentious litigation. But Mary Louise Parker, a Stroudsburg attorney, told the Rotary Club of the Stroudsburgs in its weekly meeting on Thursday at Sycamore Grille in Delaware Water Gap that there is a more civil alternative.

Parker, a Rotarian, is one of two attorneys in Monroe County certified in collaborative law, along with Michelle F. Farley practicing in Cresco, explained the divorce alternative in which severing partners can avoid a litigation court case and resolve finances, business concerns and childhood custody satisfactorily to both sides.Read more

Collaborative Divorce – Resolving Disputes with Dignity

Posted September 17, 2015

Divorce is designed to terminate a marriage. Must it also destroy relationships and shatter finances? Is it possible for spouses to divorce and continue to provide a foundation and support for the newly restructured family?

Collaborative divorce provides a way to resolve a divorce in a safe, cooperative and respectful manner. Through a series of negotiating sessions, the parties and their lawyers discuss immediate concerns, identify long-term goals, share necessary financial information and jointly retain neutral financial and counseling professionals as part of the collaborative team.Read more