If the case is not settled, he or she will explore the steps which remain to prepare your case for trial. You will not be required to make any offers or concessions and there is no penalty for failure to settle your case.
The Program is open to parties with family law cases, including divorce, modification, paternity, guardianship of minors and guardianship of adults. It is also available for cases involving contested probate matters.
You or your lawyer may request a referral to the Hampshire Conciliation Program. Conciliation sessions are available three Tuesdays per month.
You may register as part of the Case Management Conference or at any time by contacting Jill Kelley at 413-586-8500 ext.112, or via email.