Family

The practice of family law requires a comprehensive understanding of the law as well as objectivity, sensitivity and empathy. Gordon Feinblatt has one of the most respected family law teams in the State.

Our Family Practice works to resolve personal and financial issues associated with separation and divorce. We have extensive experience in financial analysis associated with family law matters. Lawyers in the Family Practice are experienced litigators, negotiators, mediators and collaborative law practitioners.

Led by Sheila K. Sachs, who has been named to Best Lawyers in America® in Family Law since 1995, our family law team is comprised of an extraordinary group of lawyers who are among the state’s leading practitioners in Family Law.   Sheila has more than 40 years of experience focusing in the practice of family law.  Jerrold A. Thrope, Chair of Gordon Feinblatt’s Litigation Team, has been named by The Best Lawyers in America ® as a “Family Law Lawyer of the Year” in Baltimore and has been practicing in family law for more than 35 years.   Additionally, F. Kirk Kolodner, who has been named to Maryland Super Lawyers® since 2007 and Best Lawyers in America® every year since 2015, provides more than 35 years of experience as a litigation and family law  lawyer.    Carol Ghingher Cooper has been named to Maryland Super Lawyers ® since 2014.  Carol and other members of our family law team are active in the Collaborative Professionals of Baltimore and are experienced in how to resolve family law disputes in a collaborative manner.  The Family Law Team is also supported by other leading attorneys in the Firm with expertise in trusts & estates, tax, real estate, corporate and securities issues.

The Family Law Team is sensitive to the complex nature of family law matters, and has the extensive experience, legal acumen and objectivity to guide our clients through difficult and often complex circumstances.

 

Our Family Law Team is actively involved in matters that include:

  • Alimony
  • Child support
  • Collaborative Law
  • Custody
  • Divorce
  • Equitable distribution of marital property
  • Marital separation agreements
  • Mediation
  • Pre-nuptial agreements
  • Post-nuptial agreements
  • Separation

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Jerrold A. Thrope
F. Kirk Kolodner
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