Known forever in family law is litigation, the often-quick fallback to failed lawyer-managed negotiation. Negotiations fail (if attempted at all), then go to court and duke it out in front of the judge and may the best parent win.
Then along can Stu Webb from Minnesota in the early 1990’s and he changed all that.
With a simple letter he indicated he would no longer litigate yet continue to take on family law cases. The proviso was, he wouldn’t go to court.