Special Instructions & Information

Domestic Cases

In domestic cases, pursuant to U.S.C.R. 24.2, the parties are required to bring copies of their financial affidavits if the issues of child support, alimony, property division, or attorney's fees are to be mediated.

Children's Issues

If children's issues (custody, support, visitation) are to be mediated, the parties are required to attend the parent seminar prior to scheduling the mediation session.

Dear Child of Divorce
Positive Parenting Through Divorce

Providing All Relevant Case Information

All relevant information pertinent to the issues to be discussed should be brought to the session. Failure to bring the required information may cause adjournment of the 1st session and rescheduling at a time when the information is available.

Settling Disputes

Someone with full authority to settle the dispute must be present at the session. Attorneys of record are welcome at the mediation session, but are not required. No legal or financial advice is given by the mediator or program staff. It is the party's decision as to whether their attorney attends the mediation.

Unless otherwise noted in the agreement, parties unrepresented by counsel during the mediation will have 3 days to have any agreement reviewed and approved by counsel.

Contact Us

  1. Rita D. Carroll

    Program Director

    Superior, State, Probate, and Juvenile Court Mediation


    Phone: 770-830-5993

    Fax: 770-830-0434

    Carroll County ADR Program

    311 Newnan Street

    3rd Floor Mediation Suite

    Carrollton, GA 30117

    Mailing Address

    P.O. Box 338

    Carrollton, GA 30112

    Brenda Knott

    Magistrate Court Mediation Coordinator


    Phone: 770-830-5874 (ask for Brenda)
     Phone: 770-830-5983 (direct)
     Fax:  770-830-5851

    Carroll County Magistrate Court Mediation

     166-A Independence Drive
     Carrollton, GA  30116
    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 338
    Carrollton, GA 30112


     Monday - Friday
     8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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