Mediation is required in every Hillsborough County, Florida Divorce and Paternity case before a hearing can be scheduled for Temporary or Final relief. Private Mediation is an opportunity to reach an amicable resolution with the assistance of a neutral facilitator. Monica Frost is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator who provides private Mediation services for represented and self-represented parties. With excellent negotiation and writing skills, Monica is a very effective Mediator. As a Family law litigator for over 14 years, Monica has the ability to provide creative resolutions to difficult conflicts and promptly prepare comprehensive settlement agreements. Monica will play the devil's advocate, so a party can evaluate the strength of their position, and she will point out a party's risk vs. reward on the settlement of a given issue. Monica can conduct Mediations at her office on 400 N. Ashley Drive, Suite 1900, Tampa, FL or she will travel. Monica's Mediation rates are $200.00 per hour with a two-hour minimum, and a 24-hour cancellation policy.
Monica also offers Zoom Mediation for a flat rate of $240.00 for the first two (2) hours, if the parties together earn over $50,000.00, or $120.00 if the parties together earn under $50,000.00. If the parties wish to Mediate for more than 2 hours, the $200.00 per hour rate will apply at the end of the first two (2) hours. If the parties are able to come to an agreement during the Zoom Mediation, Monica Frost has the ability to prepare the Settlement Agreement and send the agreement to the parties via DocuSign, so that the parties can have a fully executed Settlement Agreement on the day of the Mediation.