Divorce & Family Law Mediation

Mediation is a voluntary, gentler alternative to traditional divorce that saves time and money and can eliminate the need for parties to ever appear in court.

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Why We Are The Best

Many people who go through separation or divorce feel that the only way to handle the conflict between parties is through all-out legal warfare. This is simply not true. In fact, with the aid of our trained and experienced family law mediators and attorneys, divorcing parties successfully negotiate agreements through mediation and in doing so overcome very tough problems ranging from complex property and support issues to delicate matters involving parenting of children. Even if your relationship with your spouse is irreparable, we can guide you through the entire divorce process and help resolve virtually any family law matter without needless emotional and financial stress imposed on parties by the litigation process. We concentrate our practice exclusively in the area of divorce and family law mediation and we serve clients through this alternative to litigation in San Diego, Orange County and throughout Southern California.

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Meet The Mediator

Scott F. Levin Esq, CDFA ~ Chief Peacekeeper™

Scott Levin is an Attorney/Mediator and the principal of San Diego Divorce Mediation & Family Law. Scott exclusively provides mediation services for family law matters and does not ever represent a single divorcing spouse against the other in a traditional litigation setting. During his career as a litigation attorney, in-house corporate counsel, business owner and alternative resolution professional, Scott gained a passion for helping individuals and groups define and realize their preferred outcomes and in doing so focused his efforts on negotiating agreements that benefit all parties. Scott knows that mediation offers families – especially children – a more positive outcome than litigation. After years of experiencing the destructive “win-lose” litigation structure facing divorcing couples, Scott made the choice to put clients first and has developed a successful practice that fosters innovative solutions and mutually agreeable resolutions through collaboration, communication and cooperation.

Our goal is to provide a controlled, safe, and respectful environment for parties to craft tailor-made agreements to resolve their disputes through a fast and dignified process.

We strive to foster thoughtful communication between parties so that they may move forward in their lives and reduce the financial and emotional costs of litigation. Our mission is to minimize the negative effects of divorce by enabling the parties to move beyond conflict to achieve win-win cooperative agreements.

Mediation Advantages

Why Choose Us

  • Our firm specializes in mediation. We don’t do anything else. Our mediators are highly trained family law mediators.
  • We can offer mediation that is custom tailored to suit any type of matter or situation due to our extensive training and experiences.
  • We provide you access to mediators experienced with a variety of professions including legal, financial, mental health, and coaching.
  • Creative solutions to all financial and family-related issues in divorce.
  • A free consultation to decide if mediation is right for you.
  • A private and comfortable setting.
  • Flexible meeting times including: mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends.
  • Fair pricing.
  • Mediation in English or Spanish.


What We Mediate:

Divorce, Same-Sex Divorce, Child Custody, Property Division, Spousal Support, Child Support, Premarital Agreements, Marital Agreements, Domestic Partnerships.


The Advantages of Mediation:

More Affordable, Quicker & More Efficient, Protects Children, Confidential & Private Setting, You Speak & Listen for Yourself, Your Schedule & Your Decisions.


Same-Sex Couples:

Divorce, Domestic Partnerships, Prenups, Cohabitation Agreements. Click to learn more about the unique family law considerations facing same-sex couples.


How it Works – The Process

We help you through the entire process: file the papers to initiate the divorce, exchange information, mediate a settlement, send the final agreement to Court.


Over 17 years of family law experience

Expertise ~ Compassion ~ Dispute Resolution

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Our goal is to provide a controlled, safe, and respectful environment for parties to craft tailor-made agreements to resolve their disputes through a fast and dignified process.

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Scott F. Levin CDFA
Chief PeaceKeeper™

(858) 255-1321