Miller & Associates, Attorneys LLP
  • Best Of the Best 2014 - By the Readers of The Placer Herald
  • Best Of the Best 2015 - By the Readers of The Placer Herald
  • Placer Herald | Best Of the Best 2016 - Rocklin
  • By the readers of the Placer Herald | 2017 Best Of the Best


ROCKLIN: 916-780-0848 FOLSOM: 916-365-4941
Free ½ Hour Consultations

Main Navigation

Focused on reducing the emotional and financial toll to your family.

Offering divorce and family law options to fit
your needs, and focused on reducing the emotional
and financial toll to your family.

A Comparison of Sacramento "One Day Divorce" Program to Divorce Mediation with a Licensed Attorney

In Sacramento County, there is a new wave sweeping the Sacramento divorce law community known as the "One Day Divorce" program.  (See the following link for more information  This program is intended to help parties obtain faster service from the court and expedite the process of decongesting the overworked and underfunded court system from cases that should be settled.

While we applaud the Sacramento divorce judges and court system for devising solutions to decongest the court system, we are skeptical that the "One Day Divorce" program will work for most Sacramento divorces.  As we noted in prior blog entries, the One Day Divorce program requires the parties to agree on everything.  If the parties are still fighting over any issues, the Sacramento One Day Divorce program will not work.  Also, if one or both spouses fail to provide full, accurate, and complete disclosure of all assets, debts, income and income earning opportunities, the hard work of the court system during the One Day Divorce program can be undone.  Also, we caution anyone considering this program to make sure they speak to a lawyer before signing any divorce agreements.

We believe parties involved in a Sacramento divorce who find themselves mostly in agreement should strongly consider utilizing a lawyer trained in Sacramento divorce mediation.  This works particularly well with both parties are committed to negotiating a resolution and keeping the case out of court.  A Sacramento divorce mediator will meet with both parties and help them identify their disagreements and help them reach agreements.  The Sacramento divorce mediator is neutral and fair to both parties.  This option is also cost effective because both parties split the cost of the same Sacramento divorce mediator.  Also, the parties are getting fair and balanced legal advice as opposed to rushing their case through the court in one day with the possibility of errors, inaccurate or fraudulent disclosure, and unfair provisions that will be later regretted.

If you are interested in the Sacramento One Day Divorce program and Sacramento divorce mediation as an alternative, please give us a call.  We can meet with both you and your spouse and discuss the divorce mediation process in a free half-hour attorney consultation.

Contra Costa County | Bar Association The State Bar of California Placer County Bar Association Collaborative practice california IACP Certified Family Law Mediator
Miller & Associates, Attorneys LLP
Miller & Associates, Attorneys LLP
6542 Lonetree Boulevard
Rocklin, CA 95765

Phone: 916-780-0848 
Fax: 916-780-0787
Miller & Associates, Attorneys LLP
2280 E. Bidwell Street, Suite 204
Folsom, CA 95630

Phone: 916-365-4941 
Fax: 916-780-0787

Follow Us On

Facebook Twitter

Our Office Directions

Rocklin Law Office Map Folsom Law Office Map

Privacy Policy | Business Development Solutions by FindLaw, part of Thomson Reuters.