Our Mediation Services
Contact us for a free telephone consultation at 510-522-5598, 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Evening and weekend appointments are available as needed. All ethnicities and LGBTQ community welcome.
UNIQUELY QUALIFIED TO HELP YOU Anyone with the desire to settle disputes reasonably and equitably can reach an agreement that is fair to all parties. We will collaborate with you in an understanding, respectful, problem-solving manner to create your memorandum of understanding. Our extensive experience in mediation, negotiation, conflict resolution, and psychology uniquely qualifies us to help you. Contact us today for a free consultation and let’s get started.
Divorce settlement. Domestic partnership settlement.
Maintenance, including: Spousal support. Child support. Child custody and child visitation. Children's ongoing psychological welfare.
Community Property - Real and Physical, including: Reimbursements. Capital gains/rollovers. Mutual debts and liabilities. Division of business. Pension and retirement benefits. Tax considerations in separation and divorce. Health insurance. Pet custody and visitation.
ADDITONAL SERVICES Prenuptial agreements. Resolution of post-divorce issues. Family conflicts. Education issues, e.g. teacher-administration, teacher-student, etc. Estate settlement. Business partnership disputes.
FEES Fees are charged at an hourly rate. An initial half-hour consultation is free. No retainer required. Reduced fees available for those who qualify.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS “Dr. Doerr successfully reduced the overwhelm in our divorce process. Very professional. Five stars!” Bruce R., El Cerrito, CA.
“It was a very humane and creative process. We overcame potential road blocks smoothly.” Ms. Gail W., Oakland, CA.
“We resolved ten issues in two sessions. The child custody and child support were skillfully mediated.” Thomas T. and Myrna T., Alameda, CA.
“My former partner and I saved a lot of heartache and money. Dr. Doerr’s psychology background really helped. Highly recommended.” Dr. Robert L., Oakland, CA.
“Our memorandum of understanding, as complex as it was, has survived over the years. If you are willing to sit down and talk, his skills and style will get you through the process.” Saul B., Livermore, CA.
“Surprisingly, both of us are attorneys. This alternative method was almost laser-like, resolving some major issues in two sessions.” Michael C., Albany, CA.
“He skillfully crafted a same-gender (gay) divorce memorandum of understanding. The child custody issue though tough was finally resolved. Fine job!” Tina J., Berkeley, CA.