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Divorce Without Court: A Better Way To Divorce – Video Panel

A panel discussion featuring four experts who will discuss how divorce mediation can help you through the process and deal with emotional, financial, and parenting aspects of divorce.

  • Mediation educates, informs, and empowers the clients in achieving a successful outcome
  • Mediation allows the clients to maintain control of the divorce process
  • Mediation helps the parties minimize the psychological and emotional impact on their children
  • Mediation creates a safe place for creating an outcome that maximizes the benefits for each party
  • Mediation supports the parties in creating the most mutually-beneficial outcome possible for both parties
  • Mediation gives the parties the best result for a fraction of the expense of litigation


Lynette S. Kim



Leyla Balakhane

Leyla Balakhane is a distinguished and experienced mediator, facilitator, coach, and trainer in the Los Angeles area, specializing in high conflict divorce and family law. She is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association LACBA Arbitration panel where she arbitrates dispute concerns, fees, and costs. Leyla is also… MORE >


Chip Rose

Chip Rose is highly experienced divorce mediator previously based in Santa Cruz, California and recently moved to Bend, Oregon. Chip founded The Mediation Center in Santa Cruz in 1980 and is certified as a Specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. In a client-centered… MORE >

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