Professional Details

Maryana Kanda
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

Family and Divorce Mediation Services

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57 Sandford Rd
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
Fax: 201-773-8919


Description of Practice

A fully accredited by the NJAPM, specializing in divorce and family mediation. I will work with you to resolve the issues surrounding your divorce in a time and cost effective manner. Will help you work through emotional concerns and legal options. Parenting plans, child support, equitable distribution. Free half hour consultation. Free consultation with an affiliated financial adviser.

Professional Background

Over ten years of broad experience in the diversified field of Social Work with the emphasis on family and children therapy. Over four years in assessing, evaluating, and screening individuals for a job placement. 16+ years of practicing family and divorce mediation. For the last three consecutive years I have been recognized by NJBIZ as one of the top family mediators.


Completed mediation training and an internship from Institute for Dispute Resolution. Fully accredited by NJAPM. 16+ years of experience as a family and divorce mediator


Master of Social Work, Yeshiva University, New York, NY 1995 Licensed Social Worker, Accredited Member of NJ Association for Professional Mediators.


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2002-Present    NJAPM    Annual Conferences


I believe that mediation is a negotiation and problem solving process where mediator helps to facilitate communication between couples and resolve misunderstandings using non-adversarial methods which promote continuing relationships, positive growth and better understanding.


We have a free half an hour consultation, don't require a retainer

Other Information

I will help a couple to work through emotional concerns and legal options. This will help to create an agreement that is unique to their situation. Free consultation with affiliated financial adviser.

Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family (1,000 mediated)
  • Divorce (all issues) (1,000 mediated)
  • Divorce (parenting) (1,000 mediated)
  • Family (600 mediated)
  • LGBTQ (40 mediated)
  • Marital Mediation (200 mediated)
  • Prenuptial (3 mediated)

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Conflict Coach
  • Custody Evaluator
  • Facilitator
  • Parenting Coordinator

References available upon request.