Divorce by Mediation

As your divorce mediator, we'll help you achieve your goals and structure your divorce settlement in the fairest and most cost-effective way. Now available in all 50 states!
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HOW IT WORKS

A mutually-beneficial mediation process

We help couples seeking an efficient, yet fair, divorce settlement. Throughout the process we’ll be your neutral guide in addressing all issues associated with your divorce. From asset division and custody arrangements to agreeing on spousal and child support, we’ll keep you out of court.

1. Initial Meeting

Together, we’ll discuss your situation, answer your questions, and understand what both parties are hoping to achieve. We’ll then discuss next steps.

2. Coaching & Mediation

We’ll meet with each party individually to discuss your interests and provide mediation coaching. You will then start to securely share relevant documents with us through your client portal.

3. Analysis & Reporting

We will then complete the consolidation of data, prepare our analysis, and prepare the reports we’ll need for a joint negotiation meeting. 

4. Findings

During our first, two-hour session, we will present our findings and offer settlement options to you. Of course, we’ll stay with you until everything is decided.

5. Legal Documents

Our contracted family law attorneys handle document preparation and filing. This can be done in as short as 8 weeks without you appearing in court.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Faster, less expensive, and less contentious than the traditional divorce process

Our mediation service helps you save time and money, while taking away the stress and frustration that comes with the traditional divorce process. We offer transparent, hourly pricing, which allows you to keep more money in your pocket.

Here’s how we compare:

Attorney to Draft Document(s)

$5,000 - $10,000
  • Confidential and Private
  • Legal Information
  • Document Preparation and Filing
  • Substantial Fees if Court Becomes Involved
  • Attorney-Driven
  • States Limited by Attorney's Location
    and Licensing

Traditional Mediator

$7,000 - $25,000
  • Confidential and Private
  • Legal Information
  • Document Preparation and Filing
  • Assisted Settlement Negotiation
  • Communication Support
  • Usually Court-Driven
  • States Limited by Location and Certifications
DON'T JUST TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT

Here's what our clients say about us

Disclaimer: All testimonials have been provided by current/past clients. No client was compensated for providing these testimonials.

"Jamie and the team are great! When I was searching for a financial planner, I met with about 5 different people. Jamie was personable and professional, a combination I needed to feel comfortable talking money."
— Nichole
"Great service, readily available. Professional and very knowledgeable. Could not be happier. Put my mind at ease."
— Anthony
"I was so nervous talking about money, especially when it came to money and divorce. I couldn't be happier with the outcome and how the team made me really feel at ease during this challenging process."
— Michael
"Jamie is great! He provides the up close and personal touch for managing my finances that I needed."
— Ayannah

Frequently Asked Questions

Mediation typically shortens the divorce timeline. A mediated divorce can be completed in three to six months, compared to 12 to 18 months for a litigated divorce. This timeline includes the negotiation process where both parties reach an agreement.

However, the timeline for legal filing can vary depending on personal circumstances and state laws. For instance, in California, there’s a six-month waiting period before the divorce is finalized.

Our divorce mediation sessions are virtual. Being in the same room can evoke emotions that hinder resolution. Virtual mediation offers a buffer and keeps the conversation focused on solutions.

Mediation is not recommended for highly conflicted divorces where both parties are unwilling to collaborate in good faith and be open, communicative, and involved. Also, if there are instances of verbal, emotional, financial, or other abuse involved, it is usually not advisable.

When divorcing couples generally agree on settlement options (e.g., asset division, child custody, etc.) but have issues to resolve, they voluntarily opt for mediation as a divorce method.

Voluntary divorce mediation is a flexible, informal process with much freedom to choose what’s best for the family. A neutral third party like us facilitates these sessions, aiming for an amicable resolution to keep the divorce out of court.

In contrast, when either party initiates litigation to dissolve the marriage, the court may order mandatory mediation sessions before the trial begins. The atmosphere in these sessions can be hostile, and our role as an external consultant is to ensure our clients have the financial facts to advocate for themselves while maintaining composure.

In other words, traditional mediation is client-driven whereas mandated mediation (and any subsequent court-related decisions are court-driven.

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