Mediation


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Divorce is ranked at the top of the list of stressful events in one’s life. Family mediation provides a means to reduce that and all the parties to meet with a mediator in an effort to avoid the expense, time, and hostilities of court proceedings. In Florida, the Court requires parties in most family law matters to attempt resolve their issues through an informal dispute resolution process like mediation. In private mediation, a neutral mediator works with all parties to help them reach voluntary agreements that work for their particular situation. The goal is to provide the opportunity for you negotiate and resolve issues in a manner you control of your fate and to reach a palatable resolution to your personal family matter. In a court setting, the decisions and orders are based on a judge’s rulings and experience a winner and loser is typically declared.

You may use a private mediator –

  • anytime before or after filing legal papers
  • to resolve all or part of your case, including child custody & visitation
  • with or without an attorney

For more information about Mediations [Click Here for Mediation FAQs]

Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator

Amber Boles is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator. Amber has litigated family law cases exclusively and uses this knowledge and experience to draw on when conducting mediations. Having an attorney serve as a mediator provides the parties courtroom knowledge and insights into current trends and the manner in which Courts are viewing certain legal issues. This understanding can save all parties involved substantial in litigation. Amber has a reputation of approaching family issues with compassion and an appreciated candor. She believes the mediation process provides a cost effective means for the parties to move forward toward a happier life, where the final decisions is placed in the parties hands rather than have a family court judge decide what is best for your family.


Completing a Financial Affidavit is an important part of the Mediation Process. If you are considering using our Firm for the purposes of a mediation we will require a Financial Affidavit be completed if one has not already been filed in your case matter. The Florida Supreme Court has an approved a web-form that you can complete online. Click here to begin . . .

Alternatively, you can download a blank Financial Affidavit to print and complete as well, which can be found at the following link. Click here to download . . .

Fees/Rates

[First two hours billed at $250]

$250/hour for every hour thereafter

Attorney Amber Boles is able to travel throughout the Tampa Bay area upon request. However, this is limited to full day mediations only.


Please Note:

Booking time for the A.M. is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Booking time for the P.M. is from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

A full day is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Lunch Provided)

During your scheduled mediation at our office, we provide and make available an assortment of drinks, food, wi-fi and other amenities for our clients' comfort.

Mediation Calendar

There are two ways to reserve your time with our office.

If you prefer you may call our office directly at (813) 237-6633 and speak with one of our staff to schedule your mediation. Or you can select a day below in the calendar, then complete the form to request a specific date and time. Afterwards you will receive an email confirming your hold on the date and time selected and a representative from our office will contact you shortly.

The dates that are highlighted in gray are currently reserved, those days with the clock on them are currently reserved for only a half day. You can hover over the clock to see the time currently reserved.

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