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Thank you again for your interest in mediation and working together in trying to reach some collaborative and mutually comfortable agreements for your family. Mediation costs typically average $7,800 (compared to $40,000+ with attorneys), but can be more depending on your particular financial situation. Mediation sessions can be held virtually or in-person, include meetings with your Mediator and Coach, last two hours and are billed hourly at time of service at $325/hour. All other services are billed as a flat fee.
For more complex financial estates, we offer a collaborative mediation team through our Modern Mediation division, with financial, retirement, trust professionals and a divorce/co-parenting coach. Fees for this Modern Mediation divorce process start at $17,500.
Court filing fees, E-notarization, and courier fees are an additional $1400 for our completely virtual document signing and court filing process.
Please follow the instructions on this page to:
- Fill out our automated joint INTAKE FORM HERE
- Schedule your Mediation Session
- Sign our Agreement
- Download your Homework Documents
Schedule Your Mediation and Coaching Sessions
To schedule your Coaching Sessions:
Schedule HERE for Divorce Coaching or Co-Parenting Coaching Sessions with Karen Dorsey.
Schedule your 2 hour mediation session:
View Mara Linder’s availability here: Mara Zoom Calendar
or Mara In-Person Calendar
Please make sure to click on the “Additional Guest” field to add your spouse’s email to the calendar appointment so that reminders will go to both of you.
We typically book about 10 – 14 days out, so if there is a particular time/day that works best, you should probably hold it.
Download Your Homework Documents
The forms below (downloads) are for you to review and fill out prior to our first mediation session. They are fillable online – some are in Excel format and some in Word. So, try to open each up in the correct program. They are not designed to be printed out and filled in by hand.
- An Asset.Debt spreadsheet (can be Completed jointly)
- A Budget spreadsheet (Completed individually with estimates of costs for separate households)
- The spousal maintenance statute (For Review)
Additionally, if you have minor children:
- The Model Parenting Time Plan issued by the Superior Court (For Review)
- A weekly parenting schedule worksheet (can be Completed jointly)
- A holiday schedule worksheet (can be Completed jointly)
Please email us the completed forms prior to your session to email@example.com
Although it is not critical if you are unable to complete everything in advance, it is very helpful to try to fill in as much as possible on the Asset.Debt sheet and the monthly Budgets even if you only put in estimated costs and expenses. Also, please email the intake sheets as soon as possible.
We are offering in-person mediations with all our mediators at our Phoenix office. West Valley and East Valley office sessions are still video meetings at this time.
PHOENIX mediations are held at: 7878 N 16th Street, Suite 130-15, Phoenix, AZ 85020
WEST VALLEY [Virtual for Now] – Office is located at: 2990 N Litchfield Rd Goodyear, AZ 85395
EAST VALLEY [Virtual for Now] Office is located at: 600 E. Baseline Rd, Suite A-4, Tempe, AZ 85283
Thank you for providing a credit card which will hold the appointment, once scheduled, with the understanding that there is a $650 session fee due 72 hours in advance of your session. If you cancel in less than 72 hours, at least 1 hour is non-refundable to compensate for the time set aside for the session. Thank you for your payment of the $50 document charge, which is nonrefundable. However, if you attend a scheduled mediation session, you will be provided a $50 credit towards the charges for that session.
Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.
Click to download. Right-click to save file(s)
Mediation Session with Minor Children (zip)
Mediation Session without Minor Children (zip)
Use Pages to open the Word docs: Control-click the unzipped file and select ‘Open with… > Pages.’ To save your work, select ‘File > Export To > Microsoft Word’.
Use Numbers to open Excel files: Control-click it and select ‘Open with… > Numbers.’ To save your work, select ‘File > Export To > Microsoft Excel.’
You can also use Google Docs and Sheets to open these, then Save As either DOCX or XLSX when you’re finished editing.