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    Leyla Balakhane

    East Los Angeles Family & Divorce Mediator

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    Mediation Encourages Collaboration, Cooperation and Mutual Respect

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Family and Divorce Mediator in East Los Angeles

Are you searching for a divorce mediator near East Los Angeles? Are you looking for a cost effective approach to resolving your divorce? Are you wondering if mediation is the right route for you?

Leyla Balakhane is a distinguished and experienced mediator, facilitator, coach, and trainer in East Los Angeles who specializes in highly-charged divorce and family mediation. She is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) Arbitration Panel, a Certified Practitioner of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM), and an active member of the Southern California Mediation Association.

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Going through a divorce can be emotionally taxing, extremely costly, and legally confusing. Choosing divorce mediation can help alleviate those challenges as mediators support individuals in processing any issues that arise, all while maintaining the autonomy and agency of those involved. If you are looking to file for divorce, mediation will create a space for you to find amicable resolutions with less conflict and legal costs.

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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 [...]

What Smart Women Do After Divorce

Every mistake and misfortune is an opportunity for growth. Intelligent women use their divorces to find out who they are and what they want out of life. The following list talks more about the ways in which women have used their divorces to change their lives. What Smart Women Do After Divorce

Co-parenting: New Perspectives

Life challenges us at times, and co-parenting after a divorce presents a myriad of difficulties. It is important to remain positive and respectful for the sake of your children, as they are constantly looking to you as they learn how to interact with other people. Successful and Positive Co-Parenting After Divorce
Mediation is a private and confidential process. Spouses meet with their mediator as often as agreed upon to finalize an agreement they are happy with, with no public record attached. At the end of the process, the final agreement is taken to court to make it an official order, making that document the only public record of the divorce. The value of assets and debts can even remain private in your final agreement so that they are not explicitly shared in public records.

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