During the last twenty years, Maria T. Sallato, has dedicated her practice to complex family law cases and  international child abductions cases under the Hague Convention. 

Of particular importance to her practice is her ability to negotiate a settlement in order to minimize litigation costs as an experienced Florida Supreme Court certified family mediator. 

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If your marriage is ending, you may feel overwhelmed. Collaborative Law (also called Collaborative Divorce or Collaborative Practice) is a structured process that provides an alternative to court. The Collaborative choice offers you the opportunity to focus on what is important to you, your family and your future.

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The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction is a multilateral treaty developed by the Hague Conference on Private International Law that provides an expeditious method to return a child taken from one member nation to another.


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- Marriage Dissolution

- Domestic Violence

- Parental Kidnapping

- Collaborative Law

- Probate Law

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University of Miami (Bachelor in Business Administration - 1980)
Juris Doctor from the University of St. Thomas in 1991 - Cum Laude
Board Certified in Marital and Family Law
Trained in Collaborative Law

LANGUAGES: English and Spanish.


The Florida Bar

The Texas Bar

Board Certified in Marital and Family Law

Family Law Section

Collaborative Family Lawyers Institute,

 Treasurer for the Colombian American Bar Association


Maria Teresa Board Certified

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