What is Mediation? Mediation is an informal process where a third party mediator facilitates settlement discussions between parties. Any settlement is voluntary. In the absence of settlement, the parties do not lose any of their rights to trial. Mediation is now mandatory in family court cases in South Carolina before a case can be scheduled for trial.
Who is a Mediator? A Mediator is a neutral person who acts to encourage and facilitate the resolution of disputes.
Who is a Certified Mediator? A Certified Mediator is a mediator who is approved by the Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification to be eligible for court appointment.
Attorney Taylor Long is a Supreme Court of South Carolina Certified Mediator. She offers partial and full day mediations for a fraction of the price of most attorneys. Ms. Long's hourly rate is $150 per hour. So far, Ms. Long has a 95% settlement rate for cases she has mediated. If you are interested in scheduling a mediation with Ms. Long, please contact our office today for availability. 843-779-5664.