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Family Law Mediation Services

#1 Sonoma County Family Law Mediator

Navigating family disputes can be emotionally draining and legally complex. Mrs. Keenan-Rivero's firm understands the sensitive nature of family conflicts and the importance of finding amicable resolutions that prioritize the well-being of all involved. With our dedicated focus on family law mediation, we offer a compassionate and effective approach to resolving disputes outside of the courtroom.

Why Choose Mediation?

Mediation offers a confidential and collaborative alternative to traditional litigation. As a trained mediator and experienced family law attorney, Mrs. Keenan-Rivero facilitates constructive communication between parties, fostering mutual understanding and empowering clients to craft their own solutions. Unlike courtroom battles, mediation encourages cooperation and preserves relationships, making it especially beneficial for families navigating divorce, custody disputes, and other sensitive matters.

Our Approach

We believe in the power of dialogue and negotiation to reach fair and durable agreements. Our mediation process begins with a confidential consultation, where we listen to your concerns, assess your needs, and explain the mediation process in detail. We strive to create a comfortable and supportive environment where all parties feel heard and respected.

During mediation sessions, Mrs. Keenan-Rivero serves as a neutral mediator, guiding discussions and helping clients explore creative solutions to their issues. Whether it involves child custody arrangements, division of assets, or child and spousal support, we work tirelessly to find solutions that meet the unique needs and interests of each family member.

Benefits of Family Law Mediation

Choosing mediation offers numerous advantages:

Control: Mediation empowers parties to retain control over the outcome of their dispute, rather than leaving decisions in the hands of a judge. Confidentiality: Unlike court proceedings, mediation discussions are confidential, providing a safe space for open and honest dialogue.

Cost-Effectiveness: Mediation is often more cost-effective than litigation, saving clients time, money, and stress.

Preservation of Relationships: By fostering cooperation and mutual respect, mediation helps preserve important family relationships, especially vital when children are involved.

Flexibility: Mediation allows for flexible scheduling and customized solutions that address the unique needs of each family member.

Faster Resolutions: Mediation typically resolves disputes more quickly than court proceedings, allowing families to move forward with their lives sooner.

Mediation can be a great choice for couples and is often chosen because: 

  •     It is a less-expensive option than disputing issues in court;
  •     The final decision is left to the couple, not a neutral third party;
  •     The couple has control over the situation;
  •     It is less stressful than a court proceeding;
  •     Mediation encourages complete transparency and open communication;
  •     Mediation is confidential;
  •     Mediation promotes a forum for compromise and resolutions outside of court

Client-Centered Representation

Mrs. Keenan-Rivero is committed to providing personalized and client-centered representation. We understand that every family is unique, and we tailor our approach to meet the specific needs and goals of each client. Whether you are facing a divorce, child custody dispute, or other family law matter, we are here to guide you through the mediation process with compassion, integrity, and expertise.

Contact Us

If you are seeking a peaceful and efficient resolution to your family law matter, we invite you to contact Marla Keenan-Rivero to schedule a confidential consultation. Let us help you navigate this challenging time with dignity and respect, and empower you to build a brighter future for yourself and your loved ones through mediation.

To schedule a consultation call Ona Tidwell at 707-525-8800 or

Marla Keenan-Rivero Family Law & Mediation

(707) 525-8800

438 1st St, #400, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Business Hours

Monday:  9:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday:  9:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday:  9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday:  9:00am - 5:00pm

Friday:  Closed

Saturday:  Closed

Sunday:   Closed

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