De Falla Law
Mediation and Collaborative Divorce
The way forward with dignity and respect.
We are open to serve you. For your safety and convenience, we are conducting business via video conference and email. We look forward to hearing from you.
You can reach us at 925 309-4550 or by email.
Constructing New Beginnings
Divorce doesn’t have to mean a costly and painful battle. Mediation and Collaborative Divorce are two options for staying out of court. Both are faster, cost-effective, non-adversarial alternatives to stressful and expensive litigation. Working with a mediator or a collaborative support team is more peaceful and creates a foundation for both members of the couple to move forward to build a new life.
As a mediator and collaborative attorney with a down to earth, practical approach, Emily guides couples toward cooperative, respectful engagement. By honoring both parties’ priorities – and with the goal of lower stress for children and parents – she can help you get around roadblocks and craft sensible solutions. The results are lower costs, equitable results, and healthier, happier kids.
Compassionate Support • Effective Resolution
How De Falla Law & Mediation Can Help
Collaborative Divorce is a team approach to divorce. The friendly and cooperative process keeps you in control of your future, focusing on what is most important: family, finances, and emotional health. Participants work with a team of professionals to craft their own agreements, taking into consideration each family member’s needs and interests. The couple works together in a safe and structured environment, communicating respectfully and protecting the children from their conflict. Decisions are made by the participants themselves, outside the court system. Learn more >
Planning: We can set up a plan that makes your wishes known and assures your family’s future. Everyone, regardless of wealth, should have a plan is in place to protect your family and your assets, and to guarantee a smooth transition when the time comes. Learn more >
Trust and Estate Family Disputes: Should family disputes arise over an estate plan, elder care, trust administration or inheritances, Mediation or the Collaborative Process can be used to reach peaceful resolution. Learn more >
Additional Family Law Services
We can help you reach agreement on any family law matter, for example:
- Child Support
- Child Custody and Visitation
- Spousal Support
- Division of Property and Debts
- Division of Retirement Accounts
- Post-Divorce Modifications
- Prenuptial Agreements
- Marital Agreements
Divorce does not have to be adversarial.
Collaborative Divorce and Mediation are two cooperative ways to resolve disputes, divorce respectfully, and avoid costly litigation. I can help you work towards solutions that protect the dignity of your family and place the needs of your children first.
Find out how De Falla Law & Mediation can help.
“I completely respect Emily’s wisdom and admire her wealth of knowledge. She is extremely generous with her time and beyond fair. What was truly rare and the most important trait to me, was her empathetic nature, her HEART, and her desire to connect with your heart.”
— R.S., Danville
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