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MEDIATION FEE SCHEDULE

 

 

1. ADMINISTRATIVE FEE

 

$250 per Party; payable on execution of the mediation agreement; the administrative fee is non-refundable.

 

2. MEDIATION FEES

 

Services are charged on an hourly rate basis, in segments of 4 hours; a segment includes breaks in the mediation for any reason(s). Mediation segments begin at 9:00 a.m. for the morning segment or 1:00 p.m. for the afternoon segment. Once a segment begins, the segment fee is payable.

 

Mediation fees are $250 per hour and are generally split between the parties.  For mediation segments on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday, the hourly rate is $300.  A holiday is defined as a day California's courts are closed.

 

3. COSTS

 

Costs are payable by the parties and determined on a case-by-case basis. Local mediations rarely incur costs.

 

4. PAYMENT

 

The administrative fee and the mediation fee for the first segment are payable on execution of the mediation agreement. The administrative fee is non-refundable; 50% of the first segment mediation fee is refundable if the mediation is cancelled within 10 days of the mediation date; thereafter, it is not refundable.

 

Additional mediation fees are payable at the time each additional segment begins.