North Carolina Divorce FAQ’s – Mediation

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.

This information is from Lee Rosen, the DivorceInfo Network Lawyer for North Carolina. Click here to visit his web site.

Is mediation mandatory? When?

Mediation is required in child custody cases only and only in a limited number of counties in North Carolina.

Who pays for mediation?

Mediation is provided by the state at no cost to the participants when mandated by the court system in the limited instances mentioned above.

What are the requirements for who can act as mediator?

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: