We help families engaged in the separation and/or divorce process, addressing issues such as custody arrangements, property division and handling debt. Family mediation also addresses interpersonal conflicts between family members. An impartial mediator helps both parties negotiate a consensual and informed agreement. Any decisions are made by the family, and no rights are waived. Fees are charged on a sliding scale based on family income.
Family mediation can make the divorce process — and life after divorce — easier by helping both spouses discuss matters in non-
Mediated agreements aim to preserve relationships, especially when children are involved. Children benefit from the process because they have continuing contact with both parents and learn from this model of resolving conflict.
The Center’s Family Mediation Project conforms to the South Carolina Supreme Court’s rules regarding Family Court Mediation. All Family Mediators have completed at minimum a 40-
While family mediation makes the separation and divorce process somewhat easier, an attorney will be required to file and process the divorce.
For information or assistance, contact us at 803-714-1176.