Statewide Mediation $250 Per Party Per Half Day

Texas Family, CPS, Civil, Probate & Elder Mediation Cases

Statewide Video-Conference & Houston In-Person Mediation with E-Document Signing

Statewide & Local Mediation

Attorney Tom King offers statewide video-conference and Houston-area in-person mediation. Click the "Book Now" button to schedule your mediation and select your preferred manner of mediation. Be sure to enter cell phone numbers and email addresses for the primary contact for each party for text and email messages in preparation for mediation.

Payment

Mediation is $250 per party per half day (4.0 hours) for weekday sessions, $400 per party for evening or weekend sessions. Mediation done at your location within Harris County is an additional $100 per party. The parties (not the attorneys) must pay the mediation fee within 24 hours of the reservation using Zelle Quickpay to tom@tomking.com or 713-449-2000.

Video-Conference or In-Person Mediation

Mediation is available via video conference using the free Google Meet or in person at 5151 Katy Freeway, Suite 140, Houston, Texas 77007. Video-conference mediation is easy and saves everyone an extra half day in round trip travel.

Mobile device users must download the Google Meet mobile app. Computer users must have a video camera and the Google Chrome Browser. Our calendar invites include the video conferencing link and the dial-in phone number/PIN for landline callers.

Preparation Requirements

Confirm you and your client are registered with your county's District Clerk (i.e., at HCDistrictClerk.com for Harris Co. ) to receive case updates. Then, send Tom King a single email (copying the opposing party) 3 days prior with ONE PDF FILE that combines any of the below relevant documents. Any forms with fields should have TYPED responses. See the free PDF Escape Online Editor or Adobe Reader if you lack PDF typing tools.


  1. Your Zelle payment confirmation to tom@tomking.com
  2. Your most recent filed petitions, answers and cross/counter pleadings
  3. Your completed "Texas Family Law Mediator Questionnaire" with full signature block information including the attorneys' SBN
  4. Your completed District Clerk's "Financial Information Form" with client's most recent paycheck stub and tax return (if child support is involved)
  5. Your completed DRO's "Child Support Information Sheet" - if there are children still involved, then Petitioner completes this form

Post-Mediation Responsibilities

Absent an agreement between the parties to the contrary ... the party responsible for the drafting, filing, prove up and/or entry will be the Petitioner, unless the Petitioner is Pro Se and the Respondent is represented by an attorney. In that case, the Respondent will be responsibility for these post-mediation responsibilities.

About Tom King

Tom King is a family law attorney with experience in complex family cases. His primary focus is as a statewide mediator of family, CPS, probate, elder and civil matters via video conference with electronic document signing. Tom also offers in-person mediation in the Houston area for local cases not wanting to save a half day of round trip travel.

Tom was a Galveston County DA's Office Felony Juvenile Prosecutor (1993-1994) where he was undefeated in jury trials including capital murder. He 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. He is also an NRA certified pistol instructor, licensed handgun owner, bird/bow hunter, scuba diver, college sports fan and aspiring salsa dancer. Click the above "Book Now" button to schedule your mediation.

(c) 2017-2019 Attorney & Mediator Tom King • 7941 Katy Freeway #271, Houston, TX 77024 • 713-449-2000 • Texas Bar No. 00784398tom@tomking.com