Fees

Mediation Fees

The charge per hour of mediation is $300. There is a minimum charge of 2 hours. After the minimum 2 hour charge, the total time charged for mediation is determined in 15-minute intervals.

The hourly travel rate is $100, except in Bradenton and Sarasota, where no travel time is charged.

Typical travel charges are 1 hour round-trip for St. Petersburg, 2 hours round-trip for Tampa or Port Charlotte, and 3 hours round-trip for Lakeland. As of January 1, 2017, Ms. Garland will no longer travel to Ft. Myers.

Travel to other locations is charged according to the time spent traveling.

Cancellation Fees

Cancellation or rescheduling of mediation within 5 business days may result in a 1-hour ($300) charge, at the discretion of the mediator.

Cancellation or rescheduling within 24 hours may result in a 2-hour ($600) charge, at the discretion of the mediator.