Chandler Divorce Mediation

Divorce Mediation | Chandler, Arizona

Divorce Mediation & Legal Separation Mediation Services in Chandler, Arizona

Contact Information
Address: 2705 S Alma School Rd Suite 2 Chandler, AZ 85286
Phone: (480) 315-8882
Business Hours (By Appointment Only)
  • Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday:9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday:Closed
  • Sunday:Closed
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Divorce Mediation in Chandler, Arizona

Out-of-Court Solutions has been providing unparalleled divorce mediation assistance to Chandler since 1995. As the leading mediation firm in Arizona, our mediators use their experience in law, business and psychology to guide legally separating and divorcing couples through the discussion and negotiations that lead to a legally binding settlement. Our Chandler mediators will help each person understand the situation and all of the legal, financial and parenting complexities involved while fostering an atmosphere of mutual respect to ensure that everyone’s feelings, concerns and ultimate goals are heard.

About Divorce Mediation

Out-of-Court Solutions in Chandler uses a highly effective form of mediation that will help ensure that you and your spouse are on the same page at all times. Our mediators will inform you and your spouse of the rules and procedures of mediation and help clarify what each of you hopes to achieve through mediation. Out-of-Court Solutions in Chandler will help create an atmosphere where each of you has an opportunity to speak, without interruption, about the situation as you see it. Once each of you has had an opportunity to speak and be heard and everyone is on the same page, our mediators will work to help you achieve a mutually acceptable resolution. Because we help you achieve a resolution during mediation, you avoid ever having to go to court. Out-of-Court Solutions in Chandler will help you reach a settlement agreement and prepare appropriate court documents. By avoiding court and costly legal expenses, we help you save time, money, and frustration. In fact, our Chandler mediators have helped over 95% of clients resolve issues quickly, inexpensively and with minimum stress or strain.

There are occasions when almost everything is already agreed upon you still need assistance with the details of legal separation or divorce. Out-of-Court Solutions in Chandler offers document preparation services for just these occasions. The precise details of legal separation and divorce can raise many questions and concerns and our Chandler office will answer those questions and address concerns so that everyone is on the same page and all documents are in order. Out-of-Court Solutions in Chandler will prepare all of your legal documents and ensure that they are in completely in order on your behalf. Our Chandler office will also address all necessary settlement items such as legal details, financial details, and the particulars for care of any minor children. Our document preparation services at Out-of-Court Solutions in Chandler will ensure that all documents are properly prepared and in order so that you can quickly, easily and inexpensively legally separate or divorce in Arizona.

List of Mediation and Document Preparation Services offered in Chandler, Arizona:

  • Divorce
  • Legal Separation
  • Family-Business
  • Post-Divorce Child Support, Custody, and Other Parenting Issues
  • Paternity
  • Prenuptial
  • Post-Nuptial
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Wills and Trusts
Oliver Ross, JD*, PhD

Oliver Ross, JD*, PhD founded Out-of-Court Solutions Inc. in 1995 and has since mediated over 2,500 divorce, family, and prenuptial matters. He also originated the Situational™ approach to mediation, an advanced method for mediating disputes quickly, caringly, and inexpensively.Dr. Ross is a select member of the Maricopa Superior Court Family Mediation roster. He has also achieved the prominent status of Advanced Practitioner Member of the National Association for Conflict Resolution in divorce, family and workplace matters, and from 2005-2006 was president of the Arizona chapter.Oliver is uniquely qualified as a mediator. He was a trial attorney for nineteen years and is still licensed to practice law in *California only; he operated a family-owned business for five years, and earned a Master’s degree in clinical psychology in 1992 and a Doctorate in behavioral psychology in 1994.Oliver has conducted numerous workshops and conflict resolution trainings for family law practitioners, business enterprises, nonprofit organizations, and governmental agencies. Dr. Ross’s book, Situational Mediation: Sensible Conflict Resolution, has received wide acclaim.Out of court solution also specializes in family mediation services in the phoenix arizona area.

  • Since 1995: Mediated over 2500 Arizona Divorces and Legal Separations
  • Select Member: Maricopa County Superior Court Family Mediation Roster
  • Past President: Maricopa County Association of Family Mediators
  • Founding Member: Academy of Professional Family Mediators
  • Author: Situational Mediation, Sensible Conflict Resolution (2003)
  • Educator: Trained 32 Arizona Attorneys in Situational™ Mediation
  • Certified Licensed Document Preparer: Arizona
  • JD Degree: California* Licensed Lawyer
  • BA Degree: Accounting
  • MA Degree: Clinical Psychology
  • PhD Degree: Behavioral Psychology
Kimberlee Handy, Esquire

Kimberlee Handy utilizes her backgrounds in law, psychology, and family development to help divorcing or legally separating clients mediate their differences and reach their goals quickly, caringly, and inexpensively. Kimberlee’s years of experience in mediation greatly enhances a mediating couple’s ability to effectively and efficiently divide property, allocate debts, develop a parenting plan for any minor children, and devise appropriate support amounts.

Kimberlee is dedicated to providing mediating couples with personalized and professional problem-solving options and alternatives. She will do everything possible to make clients feel valued and respected while keeping them on track towards their goals.

Kimberlee is also “Of Counsel” to Out of Court Solutions. She is responsible for keeping all of Out of Court Solutions’ mediators and staff up to date on family law and ethical matters.

Ms. Handy is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, the Maricopa County Bar Association, the Maricopa County Association of Family Mediators – Ethical Chair, and the Central Arizona Estate Planning Council. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Arizona Summit Law School (formerly Phoenix School of Law), and her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in Psychology with a Minor in Family and Human Development from Arizona State University.

Client Testimonials

See what our past and current clients have to say about their
experience at Out-of-Court Solutions

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Oliver and his staff made this difficult time in our lives so much easier. The approach to divorce was handled with concern for our emotional, as well as financial, well-being. We both came out feeling as though we were treated fairly and given sound advice for going forward.

Tracy R

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My experience using Out-of-Court-Solutions was extremely positive and I highly recommend their services to anyone facing as difficult a situation as a divorce or separation.

Jenna Marie

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The professionalism, organization, ability to completely explain and make aware of all the options possible were kindly delivered by Oliver. I would not look anywhere else for a better mediator

Judy Barreto

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Out-of-Court Solutions guided us through the difficult process of divorce. Valuable information was provided that enabled us to formulate intelligent decisions.

Sherry Wright

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Out-of-Court Solutions guided us through the difficult process of divorce. Valuable information was provided that enabled us to formulate intelligent decisions. Both our mediator and his support staff were very supportive when emotions surfaced and due to their calm and professional approach made a tough situation easier to navigate.

Sherry Almond

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I could not have hoped for a better experience in reaching a settlement. I’m forever grateful for Oliver’s help. He’s the best!

David Rogers

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Out-of-Court Solutions provided me the information I needed to make all the necessary, and sometimes difficult, decisions during my divorce. They walked me through every aspect of the divorce process and promptly answered all my phone and email inquiries. Their compassion, guidance and knowledge combined with their affordability is why I give them a 5 star recommendation. Thank you Amanda, Cassie and Tamara!

Joanne Gutierrez

Client Testimonials

See what our past and current clients have to say about their
experience at Out-of-Court Solutions

Oliver and his staff made this difficult time in our lives so much easier. The approach to divorce was handled with concern for our emotional, as well as financial, well-being. We both came out feeling as though we were treated fairly and given sound advice for going forward.

Tracy R

My experience using Out-of-Court-Solutions was extremely positive and I highly recommend their services to anyone facing as difficult a situation as a divorce or separation.

Jenna Marie

The professionalism, organization, ability to completely explain and make aware of all the options possible were kindly delivered by Oliver. I would not look anywhere else for a better mediator

Judy Barreto

Out-of-Court Solutions guided us through the difficult process of divorce. Valuable information was provided that enabled us to formulate intelligent decisions.

Sherry Wright

Out-of-Court Solutions guided us through the difficult process of divorce. Valuable information was provided that enabled us to formulate intelligent decisions. Both our mediator and his support staff were very supportive when emotions surfaced and due to their calm and professional approach made a tough situation easier to navigate.

Sherry Almond

I could not have hoped for a better experience in reaching a settlement. I’m forever grateful for Oliver’s help. He’s the best!

David Rogers

Out-of-Court Solutions provided me the information I needed to make all the necessary, and sometimes difficult, decisions during my divorce. They walked me through every aspect of the divorce process and promptly answered all my phone and email inquiries. Their compassion, guidance and knowledge combined with their affordability is why I give them a 5 star recommendation. Thank you Amanda, Cassie and Tamara!

Joanne Gutierrez
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Whether you are just starting to consider getting a divorce or adjusting an agreement after many years apart, by using a negotiator, you can be confident that your children’s best interest will be taken into account during the divorce settlement, custody arrangements, and any child support agreements. Mediators are licensed professionals, trained to reduce conflict...

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5 Reasons Why Divorce Mediation is Better than Litigation

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