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    La Puente Family & Divorce Mediator

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    Mediation Encourages Collaboration, Cooperation and Mutual Respect

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Family and Divorce Mediator in La Puente

Are you searching for a divorce mediator near La Puente? 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 La Puente 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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Love Does Not Conquer All

Though we are imbued with the idea that love conquers all, in truth, love is not always enough to overcome the harsh realities of life. While deep and abiding love might be present in a marriage, it is not always guaranteed to make it last. And even though partners may love each other immensely, life [...]

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 [...]

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 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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