FAMILY LAW MEDIATION & CONCILIATION FEE SCHEDULE
SEMA’s fees are $300.00 to $400.00 per hour for Family Law Mediation and Conciliation, depending upon the Mediator or Conciliator selected. Legal assistant’s time will be billed at $125.00 per hour. The fee shall be apportioned between the parties as the parties agree. An initial payment of $3,000.00 to $4,000.00 is due prior to the commencement of the first session. The hourly fee will be charged for reviewing documents and correspondence prior to the sessions, each mediation or arbitration session and preparation of an Agreement or Report. A fee of $300.00 per hour will be charged for the preparation of all 1A Divorce documents excluding Financial Statements and the Separation Agreement. The Mediator’s or Conciliator’s time which exceeds 10 hours will be billed as it accrues. All unearned prepayments will be refunded. A waiver of the prepayment and reduced fees may be available.
Payment Policy: Checks should be made payable to SEMA (Federal ID# 27-0931822) and are due upon receipt of invoice. Counsel and parties are jointly responsible for the payment of fees.