Laura Melton Tucker, Certified Family and Divorce Mediator
Serving Iowa City and surrounding communities in Johnson, Linn, Benton and Iowa Counties
Fees and Scheduling
$175 per person minimum fee for mediation, includes two hours for first mediation, and, if applicable, a Mediation Certificate of Attendance, e-filed with the Clerk of Court, as well as a summary of the mediation or Memorandum of Understanding, if you come to agreement. $150 per person for additional mediation blocks of two hours. Payment is due at the time of mediation, or in advance, if the mediation is held by telephone. Telephone mediations are appropriate when one or both people live outside of the area or when it is unsafe to mediate face to face. Cash, check or credit card payment is accepted. Cancellations with less than 24 hr. notice may be subject to a $100 cancellation fee.
Mediation appointments are available on Mondays during the day and early evening, and on weekends in Iowa City.
Please email or call with questions or to schedule a mediation. Laura also mediates pro bono through the courts. Pro Bono Status application forms or Mediation Waiver forms may be submitted to the Clerk of Court in the county where your case is filed.