Divorce Mediation Services California

Mediation Services

Divorce happens and how you choose to go through it can greatly impact your family and future.  RLM offers a personalized and sensible approach to marriage dissolution that reduces litigation and focuses on personal relationships and conflict resolution.
Through the use of a neutral mediator who is also an experience family law attorney, you and your spouse can work together to understand and resolve the difficult issues of custody, property division and support.

Benefits of Mediation: Mediation is a voluntary process in which the parties work together with the assistance of a neutral mediator to create an agreement that best fits their needs on the issues relevant in their case such as custody, support, property division and attorney fees. The benefits of using mediation services over litigation include the following:

  • Reduce costs and reserve family funds for children and lifestyle
  • Clients have complete control over decisions involving their family and finances
  • Clients create and build an agreement that fit their personal and financial needs
  • Clients can avoid delays and lengthy court proceedings
  • Clients protect their children and family members from exposure to harmful conflicts
  • Maintain confidentiality and privacy over family affairs and personal financial information
  • Parties are more likely to cooperate and comply with agreements made between them than follow court orders which reduce fees associated with seeking compliance.

Fees: There is no large retainer necessary to commence mediation with a mediator/attorney at RLM.  RLM utilizes a pay-as-you-go schedule with a credit card on file.  Other than fees associated with the preparation of legal documents, the parties pay for each session immediately following the conclusion of the session.