Cost

Legal Aid – Free Mediation

Legal Aid is available to fund Family Mediation across England when one parent is eligible for Legal Aid the other person also gets the initial meeting and the first mediation appointment free of charge. Universal Credit, Income support, Income based ESA/JSA automatically qualify -others are subject to a means assessment.

Call to find out more call us or to check online at https://civil-eligibility-calculator.justice.gov.uk

MIAM


Initial information meeting


45min session


£108 per person inc vat


£42 inc vat Signed MIAM Cert (if required)

 


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Child Arrangements


Contact -Residence -Financial support


1.5hr session*


£180 -£234 per person inc vat


Paperwork (if required): £60 each per session plus vat

 


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Finance/ Divorce


Property Pensions Assets Debts


1.5hr session*


£180 – £234 per person inc vat


Paperwork fees apply, see below^

 


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*Fees quoted are for a typical mediation session lasting 1.5hrs.

If your mediation appointment goes on past 1.5hrs then you will be charged accordingly at the hourly rate for the Mediator you are working with. This will be detailed in the agreement to mediate.

Child only cases and £60 per person per hour paperwork- summary letter/MOU/Parenting Plan plus vat.

^In  most Financial Mediation cases  you will require the Mediator to prepare to documents for you, setting out any proposals reached, as well as a detailed Open Financial Statement (OFS) to assist you with your divorce. This document will enable you to have any proposals made legally binding, for example when you are trying to achieve a divorce settlement.

Open Financial Statement £135 per person. 

MOU/Summary of proposals £120 per person.

Children 1st Mediation offer Family Mediation Plymouth, Family Mediation across Devon and across Cornwall. Our Somerset offices are in Bristol, Taunton and Weston Super-mare. We also have offices in Wiltshire, Dorset.

 

These prices are correct as of 1st March 2021 and may be subject to change from time to time.