Alternative Solutions/Mediation


For settling disputes without litigation, such as arbitration, mediation, or negotiation.

Leann K. Kaufman

Law Office of Leann K. Kaufman
Leann is a Certified Family Law Specialist* and has a passion for helping families in transition, so practicing as a Family Law Mediator is a natural fit for her. Read more...

Bart J. Carey, Esq

Family Peacemaker
Our team has diligently and extensively studied and trained in the legal processes of litigation, mediation, and collaboration. We are experienced with marital estates ranging from very modest up to $100m+. We work with families broken by infidelities, abuse, the loss of a child, addictions, special needs children, and much, much more. Read more...

Cheryl Kang Prout

Cordial Family Lawyers, LLP
Cheryl has always been passionate about learning how people connect and resolve conflict.  This passion led her to research in the field of social psychology while at the University of California Berkeley, where she earned the SWAN Undergraduate Psychology Research Scholarship, the James and Catherine Koshland Family Scholarship and graduated with honors with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.  She then went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from the University of California Hastings College of the Law, where she was the Dean’s Scholarship recipient. Read more...

Sara E. Milburn

Sara Milburn Attorney at Law
Having practiced family law in Orange County for over 30 years, I have observed first-hand the tremendous expense and devastation caused by litigation. I believe that going to court is seldom the best option for the client. Read more...


We represent clients throughout Southern California in a wide variety of family law matters. We focus on helping our clients across the spectrum of family law matters; from prenuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, divorce (dissolution), paternity (parentage), child custody, child support, spousal support (alimony), domestic violence restraining orders, and conducting meditations for unrepresented parties as well as for represented parties. Read more...