Gilbert Divorce Mediation

Divorce Mediation in Gilbert, Arizona

Divorce Mediation & Legal Separation Mediation Services in Gilbert, Arizona

Contact Information
Address: 1425 W. Elliott Road, Suite #201 Gilbert, AZ 85233
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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    Gilbert Divorce Mediation Services

    At Out-of-Court Solutions, we pride ourselves on providing unparalleled divorce mediation services to Gilbert since 1995. Our team of expert mediators utilize a wide set of skills and experience in law, business and psychology to offer a highly effective form of mediation. In fact, Out-of-Court Solutions in Gilbert is the leading mediation firm in Arizona! Through mediation, each person will have a chance to express their feelings, concerns and ultimate goals. Once everyone has been heard and goals recognized, our Gilbert mediators will make certain each person completely understands the legal, financial and parenting issues involved in the situation so that the necessary deliberations and dialogues can take place that will produce a durable and legally binding settlement.

    Our mediators at Out-of-Court Solutions in Gilbert will work to keep everyone on the same matter at all times. Rules and guidelines for mediation will be established at the start and will establish a safe and respectful environment. Each person will have ample time to speak, without interruption, about the situation as they view it as well as the goals they hope to attain through mediation. Once everyone has had an opportunity to be heard, and objectives have been clarified, our mediators will help explore all potential options and help everyone reach mutually acceptable solutions. In addition to mediation, we will prepare a comprehensive settlement agreement and all appropriate court documents. It is our goal to help you save money, time and frustration by avoiding ever having to go to court. At Out-of-Court Solutions in Gilbert, we have helped over 95% of our clients resolve issues quickly, inexpensively and with minimum stress or strain.

    When mediation is not necessary because everything has been mostly agreed upon but legal information is still needed, Out-of-Court Solutions in Gilbert offers document preparation services. With our document preparation service we will answer your questions and address your concerns as well as help prepare all of the required divorce documents. On your behalf, we will prepare all necessary divorce documents to make certain they are done correctly and help you address all necessary aspects such as legal, monetary and care of any minor children. With Out-of-Court Solutions, your documents will be accurately prepared so that you can rapidly, easily and inexpensively legally separate or divorce in Arizona.

    1425 W. Elliott Road, Suite #201
    Gilbert, AZ 85233

    Legal Separation

    Legal separation ends community property rights and obligations but preserves the marital relationship. For example, when legally separated, each spouse’s income is his or her sole and separate property, and one spouse can no longer obligate the other for any debt he or she incurs. Divorce, on the other hand, (whether in Arizona or in any other state) ends the marital relationship as well as community property rights and obligations.

    Mediation of legal separation occurs in the same way and typically involves the same issues as divorce mediation. Couples work together with a professional mediator to reach agreements concerning division of assets (such as real estate, investment accounts, and retirement benefits), allocation of debts, child and/or spousal support, and parenting arrangements for minor children.

    Stop Litigating, Start Mediating

    It’s never too late to stop the increased hostility and substantial cost of litigating with adversarial lawyers. With his 20+ years as a professional divorce mediator and backgrounds in law and psychology, regardless of the status of your court case there is a 95% probability that our Mediator will help you completely resolve your matter quickly and expensively.

    We offer a free consultation where we answer your questions, detail how our mediation process works and give you a written time and cost estimate.

    Change Child Support Amount

    We make it easy to change a previously ordered child support amount through our flat-fee Child Support Modification program.

    • Step One: You complete our Information Form and Fee Agreement.
    • Step Two: We email our easy to use Questionnaire for you and your ex-spouse to complete and return to us.
    • Step Three: We prepare all required Court Documents.

    Optional Mediation: If there are any disagreements between you and your ex-spouse, our Mediator facilitates settlement of them on a pro-rated hourly fee basis.

    Change Custody, Child Support, Time-Sharing, and/or All Other Child-Related Matters

    We make it easy to change child support, custody, time-sharing, and/or any other minor child-related matters.

    • Step One: You complete our Information Form and Fee Agreement.
    • Step Two: We email our easy to use Questionnaire for you and your ex-spouse to complete and return to us.
    • Step Three: We prepare all required Court Documents.

    Optional Mediation: If there are any disagreements between you and your ex-spouse, our Mediator facilitates settlement of them on a pro-rated hourly fee basis.

    Coparenting Flat Fee Program

    We make it easy for unmarried parents to resolve all custody, child support and other child-related Coparenting matters quickly and inexpensively.

    • Step 1: After you complete our Intake Form and Fee Agreement, we prepare and email you and your co-parent the court documents required to begin to establish parental rights and responsibilities.
    • Step Two: We email you and your co-parent our easy to use Questionnaire that you and your co-parent can complete either together or separately, and then email back to us.
    • Step Three: We prepare a legally binding comprehensive Coparenting Agreement plus all required final court documents.
    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, Esq.

    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.


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      Phone No:
      (480) 315-8882
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      8350 E Raintree Dr #205, Scottsdale, AZ 85260