How Long Do Mediations Take?

Updated: Sep 26

By Lucas Adams

Again that is a tricky question. It depends on the parties and the problem. The less complex the problem, the faster the mediation. As a way to gauge timing, the average divorce mediation involving children takes between 4-6 hours.


One way to reduce the amount of time spent at mediation is to have a clear understanding of the situation/problem and have a proposal ready. This helps establish at the offset a baseline of where the parties stand.


Another way to reduce the amount of time at mediation is to come into the mediation believing that it is possible to find a solution to the problem. Mediation is most successful when the parties believe that a settlement is not only possible, but probable.

Call Adams Legal Mediation at 801-613-0568 to schedule a mediation today.



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