Mediation for separated or divorced
parents uses an impartial third party who assists parents in making decisions
regarding their children.
- To initiate mediation services, it requires a Court Order
from a judge or hearing officer.
- There will be a fee assessed by the judge in your case for these services. The
fee must be paid in person to the District Court Trustee by cash, money order, or credit/debit
cards only. District Court Trustee is located at 588 E. Santa Fe, Suite 3000, Olathe, KS
- Issues we discuss include: legal custody, parenting time, schedules, and
- Issues we do not discuss include: child support, property division, and
- All discussion in the mediation process (except child abuse issues) are strictly
- Mediators do not make decisions or recommendations - they facilitate
- We will have individual meetings with each parent before seeing the couple
together. There are no limits on the number of joint mediation sessions.
- Children, step-parents, and attorneys can be included in the process after the
first joint mediation session and with the agreement of both parents along with
- If verbal agreements can be reached, a written document can be prepared which
can be made into a binding Court Order.
- If no verbal agreements can be reached, the mediator will notify the court.
- After the current mediation process is over, the parents can return to mediation
in the future without a new order if mutually agreed to by both parents.
Our office hours are from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. For
other questions or further information on Domestic Mediation, call 913-715-7400.