What is Divorce Mediation?
Under the Utah law, the parties must attend divorce mediation to resolve any contested issues. Both divorcing parties are required to attend at least 1 mediation session before the case can move forward. A judge may waive the mediation requirement if the parties can demonstrate there is good cause to do so.
Mediation is the process of taking your case before a neutral third party who assists the p
arties in reaching a voluntary and mutual agreement regarding the issues in their divorce. Meditations can take 2-8 hours, some even take more than one session if both parties agree to continue the mediation process. Divorce Mediation in Utah is very expensive and both parties are required to equally split the cost of the mediator. Prices normally vary from $150-$300 per hour.
What do Utah Divorce Mediators do?
Since mediation is required in most divorces in Utah and can result in a settlement agreement in your case, it is essential that you go into mediation with an effective mediator along with your experienced Divorce Lawyer. The more effective and the more experienced normally means the more they charge per hour. The Mediator provides a neutral setting for the parties to discuss the issues involved and to facilitate an agreement. Sometimes, depending on the mediator, the parties are in the same room and sometimes they like them separated. The divorce mediation attorneys at Stevens & Gailey are familiar with many of the most qualified and able Utah mediators in Salt Lake City, Provo, Park City, Ogden, American Fork and other surrounding areas.
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