Orange County Child Custody Mediation Lawyer
Under California law, the courts require divorcing parents to meet with a family law conciliation specialist and mediate disputes regarding child custody and visitation. The parties are not legally required to accept a mediated settlement, however.
California Divorce Mediation Lawyer For Orange County And Los Angeles County
At the Mediation Offices of David L. Price, Esq., we focus our attention on the important, long-range issues that affect children and the family after divorce. Throughout the mediation process, each party will be treated with respect and dignity and the child’s best interests will remain the top priority.
Our experienced child custody mediation attorney understands your concerns about child custody and visitation issues. We provide California divorce mediation and family law negotiation services for clients throughout Orange County and Los Angeles County. Contact our office to arrange an initial 30- to 45-minute free consultation about mediation services.
What Courts Expect Out Of A Mediated Child Custody And Visitation Agreement
It is important to understand that we seek to protect a child’s best interests, not necessarily the parents’ desires or egos. Our attorney is an experienced professional mediator who has also represented children in hotly disputed custody cases, and we make sure both parents work to serve the best interest of their child.
Through the mediation process, we focus on helping clients explore the available parenting plan alternatives such as:
- Residential custody arrangements
- Legal custody concerns
- Child support, state mandated obligations and supplemental support
- Visitation rights and parenting schedules
- Modified arrangements when one parent is unable to meet the schedule
- Supplemental visitation dates for special occasions that may arise
- Process and opportunities for modifying the agreement as circumstances require
- Move-away and relocation issues
Some divorcing parents come to our office hoping for a big win but we should not consider child custody issues a win/lose situation. As we begin mediating the parties begin to understand how the process works, and since parents are the best persons in the world to understand the best interests of children, mediation assures that the parents can do what is best for their children.
Our experienced Orange County family mediation attorney understands your concerns about your future. From our office in Orange, we provide California divorce mediation and family law negotiation services for clients throughout Orange County and Los Angeles County. Contact our office to arrange an initial 30- to 45-minute free consultation about mediation services, our fee schedule and other areas of our California family law mediation practice.