Same-Sex Divorce Mediation

Although divorce is usually sad, with mediation it isn’t financially and emotionally devastating.

Benefits Of
Divorce Mediation

What are my options and how do they compare?


Mediated Divorce

Attorney Divorce

You maintain control Yes No
You make the final decisions Yes Sometimes
It‘s totally private and confidential Yes No
It‘s cost efficient (saves you money) Yes No
It‘s time efficient (can be done quickly) Yes No
The process guarantees safe and respecful communications and negotiations Yes No
It reduces your fear, stress & hostility Yes No
It helps you create long-lasting, practical agreements Yes Sometimes
It addresses the emotional psychological aspects of disputes. Yes No
It equalizes power and information imbalances Yes No
It has the highest post-agreement compliance rate (both parties honor their decisions) Yes No

Same-Sex Divorce Mediation

Today same-sex married couples have the same legal rights and responsibilities as heterosexual couples. This means that Arizona’s community property laws apply to same-sex divorce – for dividing property, allocating responsibility for debts, devising a parenting plan for minor children, and determining any spousal maintenance (“alimony”) support and/or child support amounts.

Once the decision to divorce has been made, same-sex couples must decide how to go about it. Do they hire separate lawyers? Can they afford the substantial fees charged by lawyers? Do they have the fortitude to battle things out for months if not years? Can they cope with the hostility and stress generated by adversarial court-based tactics and procedures? If there are any minor children, what way to divorce is in their best interest?

Divorce Mediation FAQs

Q: How can I get my questions answered?

During your free consultation, our Mediator will answer your questions and explain how our time-tested mediation and court document preparation services work.

Q: How much do your services cost?

Every situation is different. That’s why our Mediator will give you a written cost estimate after learning about your particular situation and determining which of our Low Cost programs best serves your needs.

Q: Can I come to the consultation alone?

It’s usually best for both you and your spouse to get information about our services at the same time.

Q: What happens at a free consultation?

Our mediator will answer your questions, make sure he understands your situation, and because everyone’s circumstances are different give you a written time and cost estimate.

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Q: Can we still mediate if one of us has already filed for divorce or legal separation, and/or retained an attorney?

Yes, it never too late to avoid the hostility, stress, and substantial cost involved in using separate adversarial lawyers and court system.

Q: What if one of us doesn’t live in Arizona?

Not a problem. Under Arizona law, only one spouse must have resided here for 90 days or more, and we can mediate your situation by email, teleconference, and/or videoconference.

Q: What if one or both of us wants help from an independent attorney?

With us, employing an independent attorney is an option but not a requirement. In fact, we provide all of our clients with a list of attorneys who are expert in divorce matters, do not charge any upfront retainer fees, and act as consultants rather than combatants.

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    Phone No:
    (480) 315-8882
    Mailing and Delivery Address:

    8350 E Raintree Dr #205, Scottsdale, AZ 85260