The Domestic Relations Office provides mediation services for parties involved in a divorce, suit affecting a child, modification of a court order, and parentage action pending in the Harris County Family District Courts. Cases are mediated at no cost (Free) Monday through Friday via ZOOM.
To be eligible for this service, your case must involve a child who is 18 years of age or under and the parties must meet income requirements. The Court may order mediation or the parties may agree to mediate at the DRO.
DRO mediators have the advanced training necessary to mediate conservatorship, access, child support, and property issues. Resolution involves each party looking at what is best for their children. Executed mediation agreements are binding on the parties. If an agreement is reached, the parties will avoid a costly court trial.