Litigation vs Mediation

  • Average cost in Oklahoma is $20,000.
    • Average cost in Oklahoma is $800
  • Average time to received a divorce decree 9-14 months
    • Average time to received a divorce decree 45 days
  • Average attorney initial retainer $2,500 – $4,000
    • Average mediator total retainer $500 – $1.000
  • Number of court appearances 5-12
    • Number of court appearances 1-3
  • Attorneys required – NO, if the other side has counsel you need one
    • Attorneys required – NO and mediation puts you in control but you may need to consult an attorney for legal questions
  • Legal advise given to you – Yes
    • Legal advise given to you – NO
  • You can explain your position – NO
    • You can explain your position – YES
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