Jessica A Smith - Attorney at Law - serving bennington vermont and surrounding areas
proudly serving the bennington area - jessica smith attorney at law

Areas of Practice

Family Law and Probate Court work, in addition to Collaborative Law, and Mediation.

Family Court

  • Divorce
  • Legal Separation
  • Civil Union Dissolution
  • Parentage
  • Relief from Abuse
  • Child Support
  • Parental Rights and Responsibilities
  • Alimony/ Spousal Maintenance issues
  • Property settlement/ distribution of assets
  • drafting of QDRO for division of pension and retirement benefits
  • Post divorce issues including modification of parental rights and responsibilities and schedules of parent child contact Modification of spousal maintenance

Probate Court

  • Drafting of wills and trusts
  • Guardianship issues
  • Adoption
  • Advanced Health Care directives
  • Power of Attorney


  • Divorce mediation; family court mediation for issues involving parental rights and parent child contact issues

Collaborative Law