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Mediation

Mediation is a way to negotiate solutions to disputes in a cost effective manner. It is often cheaper to mediate an issue than to litigate it.

Each party pays half the cost of the mediation so no one person is responsible for the total bill. This is a more cost effective method than having each party pay for their own attorney, court costs, and filing fees.

The mediator’s job is to facilitate communication and to create a safe place for negotiations. The mediator is a neutral person who works to make sure each person has a chance to be heard, shows respect for each one’s values and feelings, and explores workable solutions with you to your disagreements. Mediation can be used in all sorts of areas: family law, consumer complaints, landlord/ tenant disputes, and collections.

One of the great things about mediation is that it is flexible. Mediation can happen in person, over the phone, or using Skype®.

Did you know that in Washington State mediators are not required to be certified? Kristina Larry is a certified mediator; she is certified in mediation through the state of Texas. She has experience in small claims mediation and has worked in high conflict family law matters. Having an experienced attorney as your mediator is beneficial because they know the legal system and they know how these issues tend to play out in court. Having that insight can be very valuable during the mediation process.

We operate in flat fee mediation packages. Contact us about mediating your issue today.

Mediation Prices

Parenting Plan: $580.00
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This includes up to 4 hours of mediation time, reviewing of both parenting plans in advance, phone calls and/or emails with the parties through the course of the mediation, and drafting the final agreed upon parenting plan.

Divorce with Children and Property: $880.00
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This includes up to 4 hours of mediation time, reviewing of both parties parenting plans and divorce papers in advance, phone calls and/or emails with the parties through the course of the mediation, and drafting the final agreed upon divorce and parenting plan documents.

Divorce with Property No Children: $680.00
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This includes up to 4 hours of mediation time, reviewing of divorce paperwork in advance, phone calls and/or emails with the parties through the course of the mediation, and drafting the final agreed upon divorce documents.

Minor Landlord/Tenant Disputes: $380.00
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This includes up to 2 hours of mediation time, reviewing of any relevant documents, and preparing any needed agreements.

Minor Small Business Disputes: $480.00
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This includes up to 3 hours of mediation time, reviewing of any relevant documents, and preparing any needed final agreements.

Additional mediation time can be purchased. Have a dispute not listed above? Contact us for a flat rate price.