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    Hermosa Beach Family & Divorce Mediator

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Family and Divorce Mediator in Hermosa Beach

Are you searching for a divorce mediator near Hermosa Beach? 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 the Hermosa Beach area specializing 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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Recently Divorced: Now What?

Moving on after a divorce is difficult, and co-parenting complicates this process by shoring up a lot of the negative emotions surrounding a failed marriage. Partners are required to keep interacting with each other on a personal level on a regular basis, which can make forward progress seem impossible. It is thus important to adopt [...]

Top Ten Reasons Why Couples Divorce

Couples separate for a multitude of reasons, but most marriages end because of a fairly common issues. Whether it be a lack of communication or extreme differences in values, both experts and couples commonly report the following ten reasons for why couples divorce: 1. Lack of Trust. Believing in your partner is integral to any [...]

Recently Divorced: Now What?

Moving on after a divorce is difficult, and co-parenting complicates this process by shoring up a lot of the negative emotions surrounding a failed marriage. Partners are required to keep interacting with each other on a personal level on a regular basis, which can make forward progress seem impossible. It is thus important to adopt [...]
Mediation can occur in person, over the phone, and through video conference. Depending on the circumstances, mediation meetings can happen with the mediator and both spouses together (often called “joint session”). Mediation can also involve the mediator meeting with each spouse privately (often called “private caucus”) to discuss the needs of each party and find a way to help the spouses come closer to common ground.

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