Texas Online Mediator Tom King

Modern Video Conference Mediation

Houston Family Law Attorney Tom King

Texas Online Video Mediation

Video conference mediation for Texas Family Law cases that is secure and easy. Participate globally from any mobile device or Google Chrome enhanced PC. Perfect domestic violence, remote participants, overbooked schedules or attornies wanting to save roundtrip travel time. Accommodates any combination of video and audio-only participants. Book now for $250 per party for 4.0 hours weekdays at 9 am or 1 pm. Also, see our marketing flyer (PDF).

Houston In Person Mediation

In person mediation for Houston Family Law cases. Separate party and group caucus rooms on the ground floor of a non-smoking building with free valet parking and clean restrooms. We can also blend online and in person participants in the same session. Just 5 minutes west of downtown at 5151 Katy Freeway, Suite 140, Houston, Texas 77007. Book now for $250 per party for 4.0 hours weekdays at 9 am or 1 pm. Also, see our marketing flyer (PDF).

Booking & Notifications

Payment

All payment by the parties themselves are due 24 hours of booking, using Zelle to tom@tomking.com or 713-449-2000. Memo: "{Your Name} Mediation {date} {time}".


Prerequisites

Two days prior to mediation, email tom@tomking.com the below documents combined into one PDF file. All PDFs should have TYPED responses. See the free PDF Escape Online Editor or Adobe Reader if you lack access to PDF tools.


  1. Your Zelle payment confirmation printout
  2. Your case's latest live petitions, answers and cross/counter pleadings
  3. Your completed 2-page "Texas Family Law Mediator Questionnaire"
  4. If children are involved, your completed ...

Participation

Online Mediation

  • Review your calendar invite with the connection information
  • Confirm the sending of the required documents info 24 hours prior
  • Participate globally with a PC + Google Chrome or mobile device
  • Audio-only callers can also participate with provided # and PIN
  • Live closed captioning in English for hearing impaired participants
  • Documents signed by electronic signatures
  • No sign ups or logins

In Person Mediation

  • Review your calendar invite with the location information
  • Confirm the sending of the required documents 24 hours prior
  • Free valet parking, clean restrooms, non-smoking facility
  • Refreshments available for purchase in lobby
  • Separate attorney/client and group caucus rooms
  • Bring your laptop or mobile device for e-signing of documents
  • 5151 Katy Freeway, Suite 140, Houston, Texas 77007

Post Mediation Responsibilities

The party responsible for all drafting, signature collection, filing, prove up and/or entry will be the Petitioner -- unless the Respondent is the only party represented by an attorney, in which case the Respondent will handle these post-mediation responsibilities.

Other Services

Evenings/Weekend Mediation

$500 per party, 4.0 hours online

Texas "Drive By" MSAs

$125 per party, 1.0 hours online

Courthouse Appearances

$100 per hour including travel

Harris County: Courts Helpsheets

These contacts helpsheets are available for free to use and share, but do not edit these copyrighted contents. Please laminate multiple copies for your colleagues, co-workers, paralegals, briefcase, vehicle, office and home. Laminate with 5 mm, 9" x 11.5" lamination pouches. See Office Depot and Amazon for lamination machines and use extra thick white paper.

Harris-County-Family-Courts-and-Contacts.pdf

Family Courts

Harris-County-Probate-Courts.pdf

Probate Courts

Harris-County-Misdemeanor-Courts.pdf

Misdemeanor Courts

Weblinks

Texas Mediation Resource Binder

The Texas Mediation Law Resource Binder (TMRB) is a free collection of below helpsheets developed by family law former judges and board certified attorneys. It includes a Harris County Supplement. The TMRB is updated monthly as new helpsheets become available and is complimentary to the SBOT Texas Family Law Essential Toolkit. Print double-sided on extra think white paper (at least 28 lb.) and place in a 2" wide, 3-ring binder with external clear pouches for the included coversheets. Share with your colleagues as you see fit (without edits). Coming in January 2020!

Texas-Family-Law-Mediation-Questionnaire.pdf
  • Child Custody & Visitation Helpsheet
  • Child & Medical Support Helpsheet
  • Client Personal Helpsheet
  • Client Legal Helpsheet
  • CPS Case Helpsheet
  • Drug Testing Helpsheet
  • Enforcement (Contempt) Helpsheet
  • Entry & Prove Up Helpsheet
  • Final Orders (Divorce/SAPCR) Helpsheet
  • Mediation Helpsheet
  • Modifications Helpsheet
  • Name Changes Helpsheet
  • Notice & Service Helpsheet
  • Parental Rights & Duties Helpsheet
  • Paternity Helpsheet
  • Probate Issues Helpsheet
  • Property Division Helpsheet
  • Protective Orders Helpsheet
  • QDROs Helpsheet
  • Resources QR Codes Helpsheet
  • Spousal Support Helpsheet
  • Technology Helpsheet
  • Texas Family Law Mediation Questionnaire
  • Texas Family Law Modern Mediation Flyer

About Tom King

Tom King is family law attorney with experience in complex family cases. His mediation practice handles family, CPS, probate, elder and civil matters. He was a Galveston County District Attorney's Office (1993-1994) where he was undefeated in misdemeanor, felony and juvenile trials including capital murder. Tom is a member of the Texas Association of Mediators.

Tom graduated from St. Thomas High School (1981), Texas A&M University (1986), Boston University School of Law (1992) and is a member of the Texas Bar College. Tom is an NRA certified pistol instructor, licensed handgun owner, archer, bird/bow hunter, scuba diver, college sports fan and a Celebrate Recovery believer. Both of his sons are Eagles Scouts, one of which is a paratrooper in the US Army.


(c) 2019 Texas Attorney & Statewide Mediator Tom King 713-449-2000 tom@tomking.com SBN 00784398