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COST

Cost

If you are eligible for Public Funding your assessment (MIAM) and mediation sessions are free. In addition the other party will be eligible for a free MIAM and funding of the first mediation session.

If you are not eligible for Public Funding the following charges apply and are lower then legal costs through the courts. We try to keep these costs to a minimum, however as a charity we do have to cover our outgoings.

From 1st August 2018

Costs per client:
Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM) : £75.00 + Vat Total £90.00

Cost for each Mediation session (up to 1.5 hours) is dependant on your total income per annum:
These payments are for each session, for anyone not eligible for public funding.

Total Annual Income Payment per person per session

£30,000 and below £125.00 + VAT = £150.00

£30,001 to £45,000 £167.00 + VAT = £200.00

£45,001 to £75,000 £200.00 + VAT = £240.00

£75,001 plus £250.00 + VAT = £300.00

In addition to the above charges there is a one off fee for the Mediators time to prepare and draft final documents. This will be collected at your final session, once payment is received documents can be completed and then released.

Preparation of the Statement of Outcome (SOO) relating to child contact will be £60.00 including VAT and for the issue of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and the Open Financial Statement (OFS) documents relating to other issues such as Property and Finance, there will be a charge of £120.00 including VAT.

Please note if the government changes the current VAT rate of 20% we will have to amend these figures to reflect the change.

 

Mediation is about making positive agreements so that you can move on with your life.

"Our mediator did a tremendous job and acted impartially. You all do a great job"

"My husband and I were at total gridlock. We were able to use the experience of mediation to come to an agreement - wonderful"

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