How much does mediation cost? Do the parties split the cost of mediation? What is an average fee for a mediator?
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How Much Does Mediation Cost?
What Is A Normal Hourly Rate For A Mediator?
Generally, most mediators will charge at least $300 an hour for their services, although it is not uncommon for popular, in-demand mediators to charge much more.
How Do The Parties Pay For Mediation?
In most civil cases, the parties will agree in advance to split the cost of mediation. So, for example, if mediator charges $300 per hour, each party will pay $150.
Do Mediators Charge For Prep Time?
Yes, mediators will charge for their time spent preparing for mediation.
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We have other resources available on mediation. If you have questions about the basics of mediation, click here. For a discussion on whether you have to settle at mediation, click here. And for an article on whether you have to speak at mediation, click here.