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Divorce Mediation – so you and your family will be okay

Affordable Mediation Fees | Pay as You Go | No Deposit or Retainer

Up to 75% less than other Mediators. How? Learn more>

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Divorce Made Easier

The number one question that many couples ask at the beginning of the divorce process is “Will I be OK?” Using Mediation, you and your family will be OK because of the support you will receive from Affordable Mediation that will help you make the decisions that are right for you.

Overcome the Overwhelm

Does the thought of divorce or separation overwhelm you? Affordable Mediation provides “bite size” steps that make it easier on you. Your mediator will provide a logical sequence of smaller negotiated steps so that you overcome the overwhelm.

How Are We Different?

We focus exclusively on divorce mediation and keep current on the most up-to-date legal and financial issues that could impact your divorce process. Our background in both psychology and law enables us to provide you with a caring and comprehensive approach to your unique situation. This is just the beginning of what sets us apart.

The Costs of Divorce and Divorce Mediation

Divorce doesn’t have to wipe out your bank accounts. As you make your decision how to proceed, you have options: Divorce Mediation (up to 97% less expensive than hiring 2 lawyers): A good divorce mediator will walk you through the process with compassion, help you reach the best solution possible, get all the docs prepared [...]

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About Us

Being an attorney for over 27 years, I have been almost constantly frustrated with the litigation and court process. I witnessed clients struggle with huge financial costs, emotional wear and tear, fighting, and unpredictable rulings that characterize the litigation process.

Since 2007, I have been using my legal background, my counseling skills, and Mediation training to help divorcing couples move forward with their lives. I believe that families can emerge from a divorce better than they were before. I have mediated well over 1200 divorce cases with almost every case finding a mutually acceptable settlement and avoiding court and the stress of litigation.

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Get Prepared for Divorce Mediation

Use this checklist to make sure you’re properly prepared for your next steps and ensure that you are considering important items in preparing for your Divorce Mediation.

The 5-Step Mediation Process at Affordable Mediation

“Divorce Made Easier” is more than a motto with us. It’s how we do things. Divorce can be overwhelming. That’s why we created a simpler, less involved process to help couples move forward more quickly and productively and get back to living a healthy life. Our goal is to get you and your spouse back […]

Divorce Settlement Agreement

Affordable Mediation works with both parties to develop a Divorce Settlement Agreement with mutually agreed-upon terms and conditions…

Document Preparation

Affordable Mediation prepares, completes and files the appropriate paperwork needed for a legal separation or divorce. Affordable Mediation ensures that…

Financial Guidance

Support is provided from start to finish with all the tools and resources you need to determine your family’s financial future including detailed worksheets…

Family Support and Resources

Many people choose mediation because they want to create a happier and healthier future for their family. Affordable Mediation goes beyond the legal…

eMediation

Our approach is one of the most unique and innovative forms of mediation in the country. In order to serve people from across the country and still…

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The Affordable Mediation Advantage in Phoenix, AZ

Divorce mediation is extremely advantageous for couples considering divorce or separation. It is very economical, offering a low cost alternative to divorce litigation. Divorce mediation sessions are private in a comfortable and informal atmosphere. The process is positive, empowering, and efficient. In contrast to divorce litigation, in divorce mediation your mediator will keep the dialogue constructive and focused on the outcome that works best for you and your family. With divorce mediation, you retain control over your future. Your divorce mediator will work with you to develop creative outcomes and choices for your unique circumstances. The focus is completely on you and what you need to be OK.

Affordable Mediation is conveniently located in north central Phoenix and Avondale near several major highways. We also have meeting space in Mesa.  For added convenience, we offer eMediation so you can participate in your mediation session from the comfort of your home or office.