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The cost of divorce mediation is largely dependent on the relationship between the parties and the complexity of the case, making the cost of divorce mediation slightly different for everyone.
The average cost of divorce mediation in Barton Springs, TX is between $6,000-$9,000.
At our Barton Springs, TX divorce mediation office, this estimated amount includes 1-3 mediation sessions, the preparation of a mediated settlement agreement, and the cost to prepare and file the paperwork for a divorce. The estimated range is also inclusive of all costs and expenses (including filing fees) to get your divorce completed through the divorce mediation process.
The exact cost of mediation in any particular case, however, depends on many factors, including the complexity of the parties’ finances, whether custody of children is involved, the animosity of the parties, whether the parties’ have already reached any agreements, and the ability of the parties to compromise.
However, not all cases that are resolved or processed by a divorce mediator actually involve or require mediation. If the parties live in Barton Springs, TX, the cost to process a “simple divorce,” meaning a divorce with no other issues (financial, custody or otherwise), is $2,200-$3,500, which includes court fees of approximately $300. Although understanding the cost of divorce mediation is essential, it is also important to understand how the divorce mediation process works in Barton Springs, TX.
In contrast to a mediated divorce, the average total cost of a litigated divorce in Barton Springs, TX, in which each side retains his or her own attorney, is approximately $50,000 that is $25,000 for each party. On the higher end of the spectrum, in cases with contentious parties who approach their divorce as adversaries and/or have complex financial child custody and support issues that cannot be resolved between the parties without significant court intervention, litigation costs easily reach $100,000 or more.