Recognizing that for most restructuring families it is in their best interest to avoid protracted litigation (particularly during COVID) in the court system, it is essential that trusted professionals understand the alternatives available to their clients. Various Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods have been developed over the past 30 years and gained tremendous recognition within the courts as the preferred way to resolve family disputes, especially when addressing custody and support issues.
Attendees will leave with an understanding of:
• The alternative dispute resolution methods available in family cases
• Top reasons a family would choose ADR, including mediation or a Collaborative Divorce
• Core principles of ADR
• Key professionals, including their roles and team dynamics
About the Speaker
Regina is an alumna of Georgetown University’s SFS and George Washington University Law School, who has been helping families in the DC Area the past 22 years with family law issues. Since 2007, she has served as an ADR facilitator for both DC Superior Court and Montgomery County Circuit Court. She has also practiced Collaborative Divorce for over a decade and was formerly the President of Collaborative Divorce Association in Maryland. For two years, she hosted a tv show on MMCTV to help families tackle major issues.