Solve your problems without going to the courts. We at the Claude D. Ames Law Office believe that a wide variety of legal problems can be resolved through Mediation instead of litigation. With the help of a neutral third party known as the Mediator, disputes such as real estate, business, contract, divorce, child custody, and other family issues can reach a fair resolution through negotiations. Because mediation does not involve a court of law, it is faster and virtually always less expensive than the standard litigation process.Allow the expertise of the Claude D. Ames Mediation Attorneys be your advocate and assist you in coming up with most efficient and inexpensive method for resolving a divorce or other disputes. Our mission is to assist and facilitate the disputing parties to arrive at a mutually agreeable solution. We provide mediation services throughout Oakland, California. Contact us for initial consultation.