Intake

$150.00

Includes:

  • initial one-on-one appointment to discuss the mediation process;

  • 3 attempts to contact the other party to invite them to participate in mediation;

  • The issuing of a Section 60I certificate if mediation does not proceed due to one party declining to participate or if mediation is assessed to be inappropriate.

Please note: all parties are required to complete an intake prior to the conduct of a mediation.

Short mediation

$300.00

Includes:

  • 2 hour mediation session

  • only available to returning clients

A short mediation is suitable for:

    • Periodic reviews of Parenting Plans;

    • Making changes to an existing Parenting Plan where there are a limited number of issues to be mediated.

Half day mediation

$600.00

Includes:

  • 3 hour mediation session

  • preparation of your draft Parenting Plan or Property Agreement

Please note: Mediations over 3 hours will be charged at the full daily rate of $1,200.00

Half day mediations are suitable for either:

  • A simple Parenting Plan; or

  • A simple property/ financial agreement.

Please note that there is not enough time to consider both parenting and property matters in a single half day mediation session. Separate bookings are required.

 

Full day mediation

$1,200.00

Includes:

  • 6 hour mediation session

  • preparation of your draft Parenting Plan or Property Agreement

Please note: Mediations over 6 hours will be charged at an additional hourly rate of $150.00.

Full day mediations are suitable for:

  • A more complex Parenting Plan;

  • Where a party has drafted Consent Orders for parenting and/or property;

  • Solicitor assisted mediation;

  • Shuttle mediations i.e. parties in separate rooms.

No charge for room hire

There is no additional charge for room hire when mediation takes place at the Sunshine Coast Family Mediation Service office in Buderim.

Next Steps...

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