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Follow these easy steps to get started:


To prepare for your mediation intake process with Northwest Mediation Center (“NMC”),

please be ready with this information (all of which is kept confidential):

  • Your name, address, phone and email information;

  • Mailing address(es) or contact information for the other party(ies);

  • The name of your attorney, if you have one;

  • Your gross yearly income, for determination of your rate per the NMC Sliding Fee Scale (see the 'Costs' section of the website);

  • Some dates or times, during regular business hours, when it would be possible for you to participate in mediation;

  • In general, what kind of conflict it is (for example, whether the dispute is about parenting plans, or marriage dissolution, or between neighbors, landlords/tenants, parents/teens, or employer/employee, or some combination of the above, etc).


Call Northwest Mediation Center at 509-456-0103, or email us at, to begin the process and/or get more information.

You can also fill out our contact form to get more information.

STEP 3.  

Take a deep breath and enjoy some peace of mind, knowing that with the help of a trained and qualified mediator, you and the other parties involved can arrive at a mutually acceptable resolution, and put to rest a conflict causing undue stress and worry.


Note: Northwest Mediation Center does not provide legal advice.  NMC always recommends that each party consult an independent attorney regarding her/his legal rights and responsibilities, to help make fully-informed decisions in mediation.

Click on these links for some “independent study” legal information:

Washington Law Help and Moderate Means Washington

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