For Families

Divorce & Custody

Overview: What is Divorce Mediation Families can avoid the bitterness and frustration that often accompany separation and divorce by choosing mediation rather than a court battle. You and your spouse or partner will meet with a neutral mediator, who…

Resources

From our Store Client Packet: Divorce A collection of agreements, worksheets, checklists, resources and other informational tools to use for divorce. Free > MORE INFO Zena Online Family Series: Is Divorce Mediation for You? Are you going through a…

Adult Guardianship/Eldercare

Overview: What is Elder Mediation Mediation is a facilitated discussion using neutral mediators who help families engage in constructive decision-making around difficult issues and sources of conflict. Mediation provides the opportunity for families…

Services

We provide mediation services for families in conflict over difficult issues. We also provide facilitation services for families wishing to have a structured decision-making conversation about future healthcare, financial, or living arrangements for…

Mediators

Zena Zumeta and Susan Butterwick are experienced mediators, working with families who are faced with difficult decisions or are in conflict about the care and well-being of an older or disabled adult. Zena and Susan provide mediation services for a v…

Resources

Organizations Administration on Aging The U.S. AoA is devoted to helping elderly individuals maintain their dignity and independence in their homes and communities through comprehensive, coordinated, and cost effective systems of long-term care, and…

Child Guardianship

Probate & Estate

Overview: What is Probate & Estate Mediation Probate and estate issues can come up any time, but usually do so when someone passes away. This can be an especially trying time for family. And any unwelcome surprises in the deceased’s estate…

Family Decision-Making

Overview: What is Family Decision-Making Facilitation Facilitation can help in many difficult family situations. A skilled facilitator can assist a family to work together to resolve the difficult issues that arise over the course of a family’s…

Conflict Resolution Coaching

Overview: What is Conflict Resolution Coaching Conflict resolution coaching enhances your skills in managing conflict. These skills will help you prevent and resolve conflicts and keep them from escalating. During the coaching process, we can help yo…

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To learn more about mediation, including how to prepare, please view the information listed on our Resources page.