Why Mediate?

There are many good reasons.  Cost. Time. You and your spouse make the decision.

How Does Mediation Work?

You show up and the mediator helps you and your spouse work towards a mutually agreeable settlement.

Three simple steps to mediating your case:

Schedule a Mediation

1. Schedule

  • use the scheduling tool below
  • provide the names of the parties and lawyers involved (if any)

Mediation Agreement

2. Review and Sign Mediation Agreement

  • detailed agreement of mediator’s role
  • clear explanation of costs of mediation
  • each party pays $200 deposit
  • mediator’s rate is $200 per hour.

Mediate

3. Mediate

  • show up on the date you select
  • confidential process
  • less expensive than litigation
  • faster than  litigation case

Mediation is right for you if:

  • You want to end your differences in a day rather than 6 to 12 months of litigation – you want to be able to sleep at night without worry.
  • You want you and your spouse to control the outcome and not someone you don’t know or trust.
  • You don’t want to spend the money to litigate a case for 6 to 12 months.
  • You want to keep your dispute out of a public record.
  • You want certainty about the costs of resolving your dispute.
  • Over 23 years of experience mediating and litigating cases in Wake County.
  • Extensive training and writing on family law and mediation.
  • Extensive experience in district court, superior court, and appellate practice.
  • Will travel to where you want to mediate or mediate at his office on Glenwood Avenue.

Schedule a mediation session with Scott Allen by selecting a three hour or six-hour session.

  • A three-hour session is best for parties who are unrepresented by attorneys.
  • A six-hour session is best for complicated mediations and mediations with attorneys involved.