This is about mediation of divorce issues in North Carolina, including when and whether mediation is mandatory, who pays for it, and the required credentials for mediators for divorce issues in North Carolina.
- Is mediation mandatory? When?
- Who pays for mediation?
- What are the requirements for who can act as mediator?
Mediation is required in child custody cases only and only in a limited number of counties in North Carolina.
Mediation is provided by the state at no cost to the participants when mandated by the court system in the limited instances mentioned above.
North Carolina statutes provide specific guidelines as to the education of state hired mediators requiring extensive training. Others, without any training whatsoever, may open mediation practices in the state.
Other issues in North Carolina: