The new normal in family law means that all-online or all-phone mediations are possible now. Expect to do your mediation on your phone or laptop for family law.

Online Mediation Options for Family Law

As we get used to the new normal, East Bay Family Law & Mediation offers all-online (or even all over-the-phone) mediation options for your family law needs.

This can be done via phone, Zoom, Google Hangouts, or any other options to which everyone agrees.  Three-way calls, whether on the phone or online, can be just as effective as in-person meetings, and is often more convenient than getting in the car or having to leave work early.

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