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I was ruined twice in life Once when I lost a lawsuit, and once when I won.

— Voltaire


815-806-9300
 

Welcome to our Mediation services page.

If you are new to Mediation and have questions about how it works, you may call for a free 15 minute consultation.

In general, Mediation is the facilitation of negotiation. Mediation is meant to provide you with a professional facilitator who can help you save time, money, and stress by helping you work through difficult conflicts in the comfort of an office setting.

    Mediation is an alternative method to resolve  disagreements.

    Mediation is a viable alternative to the legal process of dispute resolution.

   Scott Costello is able to provide mediation for persons who have been court ordered to Mediation in Will County, Illinois or other jurisdications as ordered by court.

   Mediation is not for everyone. Your case will be briefly screened over the phone before scheduling a session.

Application for Mediation

Forms: Informed Consent And Agreement for Mediation

                 Agreement Signature Page for Mediation

Fees:    $128 per hour.

             Sliding Scale is available based on 1040 AGI.

             Fee reduced for session blocks of 3 or more

             hours at 10%.

             $100 deposit to hold first appointment (paypal on 

             homepage)

Post-mediation satisfaction survey.


 

Mediation can be useful for

Resolving the following Issues:

Divorce & Separation

Child Custory & Visitation
Child Support
Maintenance & Alimony
Post-Divorce Issues
Pre-Nuptual Agreements
Unmarried Couple's Issues
Elder Care & Guardianship
Other financial matters
Other difficult decisions