Mediation Education Class

The Mediation Education Class is required for all divorcing parties and parties in custody cases in the Sixth Judicial District.

NOTE: If one or more minor children are involved, parents are required to take the Parenting Class. The Parenting Class includes the Mediation Education Class. Click here to learn more.

More Information:

  • Who is required to attend:  Both parties are required to attend this class before going to mediation.
  • Do you need to attend class together? No.
  • What the class is for:  To help you prepare for mediation.
  • How long does it take:  One half hour
  • When the class must be completed:  Before mediation and within 45 days of the date the petition was filed.

The Mediation Education Class is available online.

Mediation Education Class - Online

  • When:  At your convenience.
  • Cost:  $20 per person paid online using a credit card. You will receive proof of payment via email.
  • Financial aid:  Not available for the online class.
  • Before you begin:  You will need
    • a valid email address,
    • access to a computer that has internet access and the ability to stream online video,
    • a credit/debit card to securely pay the registration fee online.
  • Proof of completion:  Automatically emailed to the Clerk of Court in county where the case was filed. You can also print a copy of the certificate, if you choose.
  • How to Register:
Mediation Services of Eastern Iowa

319-248-1940 | admin@mediateiowa.org
509 Kirkwood Ave., Iowa City, IA 52240