Services and Fees

Fees

​$220 per hour


THE DIVORCING COUPLE WILL RESOLVE THE ISSUES IN APPROXIMATELY EIGHT TO TEN SESSIONS THAT EACH LAST ABOUT AN HOUR AND A HALF.

During this process, Katherine Newcomer, Esq. will:

  • Help the couple to negotiate a fair and equitable agreement. As the mediator, she neither takes sides, nor makes the couple's decisions for them. Rather, she helps the couple to examine their options
  • Assist the couple during this stressful time to be able to move forward in their lives. She helps them shift their focus from the hurts of the past to the possibilities of the future.  One of the questions she will ask the couple to consider is: "Where would you like to see yourselves in five years?"

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Mediation helps you move past the crisis

More about the Process

  •  Guide the couple to create a better atmosphere for problem solving which allows them to see from the viewpoint of the "larger picture". 
  • As in a traditional divorce, each spouse will need an attorney. However, in mediation, the lawyers act as advisers rather than adversarial negotiators. Early in the process, the divorcing couple is encouraged by Ms. Newcomer to seek legal advice about their rights and obligations.

The divorce will then proceed as uncontested

  • Write the couple's decisions in a memorandum of understanding (MOU).​ The couple's respective attorneys will review this MOU. Once it has passed this process, one of the attorneys will draft the formal, binding settlement agreement and file for divorce.
  • The divorce will then proceed through the courts as uncontested - saving the divorcing couple a significant amount of MONEY as well as EMOTIONAL DISTRESS. here's much to see here.