Mediation fees are to be paid immediately at the conclusion of the Mediation conference. Any invoices not timely paid will incur a $20/day late fee. The parties agree that the Mediator is entitled to recover all costs, including the above-referenced hourly fees for time spent, in pursuing collections efforts for any invoices not timely paid.
CANCELLATION AND RESCHEDULING POLICY
In addition to the charges for administrative tasks and for conducting the Mediation Conference, the Mediator is entitled to charge: (a) two (2) hours for a half day mediation or four (4) hours for a full day mediation that is canceled, postponed or rescheduled less than seven business days prior to the date of the scheduled conference, and (b) four (4) hours for a half day mediation or eight (8) hours for a full day mediation for any Mediation Conference that is canceled, postponed or rescheduled less than two business days prior to the date of the scheduled conference. These cancellation, postponement and rescheduling charges will be the responsibility of the party making such request, who will receive a 50% credit/discount of such fees if this case is rescheduled and mediated by Jacksonville Family Mediation. A party that fails to appear at a Mediation conference will be deemed to have unilaterally canceled the conference and will be billed in accordance with this section.