Mediation is mandatory in every contested Family Court Case in the state of South Carolina. Mrs. Sturkie is a Certified Family Court Mediator who has also attended 100s of mediations as either the attorney for the litigant or, as a Guardian Ad Litem.
Mediation costs are typically shared between the parties in a case. Mediation is an essential alternative dispute process that typically works in the majority of cases. It can save thousands of dollars in litigation costs and more importantly can save the emotional costs of a contested trial.