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arrow Can Mediation Be Used As A Form of Counseling To Fix Our Marriage Problems?
arrow How Long Does Mediation Take & What Does It Cost?
arrow What is The Final Product of Mediation?
arrow Do Either of Us Need An Attorney?
arrow How Do We Get Started?
arrow Children's Bill of Rights

HOW LONG DOES MEDIATION TAKE AND WHAT DOES IT COST?

Typically, a mediated separation agreement will take a total of 10-15 hours, broken down into weekly sessions lasting 1 or 2 hours in length.  Mediation does not drag on as the traditional legal process often does.

Mediation services are provided at an hourly rate, payable at the conclusion of each session.  Mediation does not require the payment of an up front retainer as is common with the traditional divorce litigation.  Rather than each party seeking independent legal representation (and each paying a significant retainer), both parties share the cost of one Mediator in a fashion agreeable to the parties.  Mediation often costs a fraction of what a contested divorce would cost in the traditional legal arena.

 

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