IN THE SUPREME COURT
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA
[¶1] Under N.D.R.Ct. 8.1 (Family Mediation Program) and N.D.R.App.P. 5 (Post-Judgment Mediation) the Supreme Court is required to establish a schedule to be followed by the family mediation program administrator in determining eligibility for fee waivers or fee reductions for parties who wish to obtain additional mediation sessions.
[¶2]ORDERED that the family mediation program administrator, after determining a party's gross income based on the party's most recent federal tax return, must use the following tables to calculate party eligibility for mediation fee waivers or fee reductions.
|Persons in family/household||Poverty guideline|
|For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,020 for each additional person.|
|Poverty Guideline Income||Less than to 125%||126% to less than 150%||150% to less than 175%||175% to less than 200%||200% and greater|
[¶5]The proposed effective date of this Order is January 1, 2014.