201712.04
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Ten Reasons Why Couples Divorce

While divorce rates in the United States are on the decline, the prevalence of divorce is still very apparent in modern America. Couples separate for a multitude of reasons, but most marriages end because of a fairly common problem. Whether it be a lack of communication or extreme differences in values, both experts and couples…

201608.07
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Should You Get Married?

Getting married is both a leap of faith and a conscious decision to share your life with another person. As such, it should not be entered into without a lot of consideration for both the person you are committing to and the strength of your relationship with them. If your relationship is marred by constant,…

201601.07
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Balakhane Mediation Services

I offer divorce mediation services to families in the greater Los Angeles area. I help my clients reach settlements agreed upon by both parties, so they may reach the best possible outcome. Take a look at my new commercial:

201512.24
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How to Survive The Holidays

Being single during the holidays can be excruciating. While everyone is celebrating a season that brings everyone together, you’re reminded of the fact that you are alone. One of the best ways to put your relationship status into perspective is to remind yourself that being single is healthier than being in a destructive relationship. Enjoy…

201504.30
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Creating Effective Parenting Plans: Working With Your Children’s Developmental Needs

Co-parenting does not work unless parents strive to cooperate with each other for the benefit of their children, and while cooperation is certainly important, parents should also consider how their children may respond to separation at different ages. It is important to follow certain guidelines closely when figuring out how to best divide custody between…

201504.03
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Why Should You Consider Mediation When Getting a Divorce?

While there are a variety of reasons why mediation is a desirable alternative to a traditional divorce, I believe mediation is an undeniably powerful tool for families ensconced in conflict. Mediation has been used with great success for several decades in settling and resolving family, marital and couple conflicts. The reason mediation is so effective…