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Family Mediation, Arbitration and ADR Services

Trusted Experts. Timely Resolution.
Private, Tailored ADR Processes for Family Disputes.

JAMS Family Law Practice Group

Family law disputes are challenging and stressful. Resolving such matters at JAMS can reduce stress and allow families to move on with their lives without unnecessary delays.


Family Law Mediators, Arbitrators, ADR Professionals

Family Mediators, Arbitrators and ADR Professionals

Trusted family law experts with unmatched expertise. Our preeminent panel of mediators, arbitrators and ADR professionals includes retired judges, commissioners and attorney-neutrals who have handled thousands of cases and are dedicated to resolving the often emotional issues that can arise in family law..

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Family Law Mediation and Arbitration Offices

Privacy and Comfort - Resources for Family Law Disputes

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) allows parties to have more privacy and— in many cases—complete confidentiality. Located in the hearts of business districts, JAMS has offices in more than 27 major cities across the globe. JAMS Resolution Centers are centrally located and designed to provide a comfortable, neutral setting in which to resolve your dispute.

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Timely resolution at competitive rates.

JAMS provides cost-effective, efficient resolution processes. Sessions with a family law mediators and arbitrators, including an optional preliminary conference, can be scheduled on dates that are convenient for all parties.

Flexible ADR formats tailored to meet the needs of each case.

JAMS neutrals are available to resolve discrete issues or entire cases and offer a variety of styles and approaches. They serve as temporary judges, discovery referees, mediators and arbitrators in disputes involving, but not limited to the following:

  • Allocation of debt and assets
  • Spousal and child support
  • Breach of fiduciary duty claims
  • Valuation and disposition of family-owned businesses
  • Marriage and domestic partner dissolution
  • Relocation
  • Validity of pre- or post-nuptial agreements
  • Capacity issues
  • Child custody and parenting coordination
  • Characterization of property
  • Attorneys’ fees and costs

Arbitration Services

JAMS offers efficiency, speed, and results. In order to save clients time and money, JAMS has instituted procedural options that allow the crafting of a process that is commensurate with the dispute.

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Mediation Services

Rigorous preparation. Creative solutions. Persistent follow-up. We work diligently every step of the way-from pre-mediation calls to post-mediation follow-up to help all parties arrive at the best possible outcome to their dispute.

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Neutral Analysis Services

Unbiased, confidential case evaluation from the best legal minds in the business. We provide attorneys with advisory opinions allowing you to fine-tune arguments, reassess settlement options, manage client expectations—and ultimately proceed with a winning strategy.

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