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Collaborative divorce

is a team approach that enables families to reach solutions together without the need for court appearances. Make sure that you hire a lawyer who is trained in collaborative law if you decide collaborative is the best way for your family.

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Divorce Mediation

involves a neutral who does not make the decisions, but who helps the parties reach an agreement. You may hire a mediator whether you have an attorney or not.  Leslie Howell is a mediator, as well as a consulting attorney for those who are mediating.

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Child Custody

Joint Or Sole Custody?

The fact that parents raise the children very differently may have no bearing on your custody order. In California, the courts tend to prefer that the parents share joint physical and legal custody of the children.

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Limited Scope Services

allows you to represent yourself with the help of an attorney. This is an inexpensive way to proceed with your divorce or paternity court case if the other side is unwilling to mediate or collaborate.

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If You Are Divorcing, Avoid Court

Located in Pasadena and Studio City, and serving clients throughout Pasadena, Arcadia, Glendale, Burbank, North Hollywood and surrounding areas, Amicable Divorce Services provides experienced representation and value-oriented service to straight men and women, and LGBT couples facing divorce or parentage issues. Our goal is to keep you out of court.

We resolve your matter out of court in the least stressful, most efficient and economical manner so you can move on with your life.



Mediation for the cost of one court appearence

Come in for a free initial consultation prior to doing any of the divorce process and get educated on the process.