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|
|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|
[¶ 3] The effective date of this Order is February 11, 2015.
[¶ 4] The Supreme Court of the State of North Dakota convened the 11th day of February, 2015, with the Honorable Gerald W. VandeWalle, Chief Justice, and the Honorable Dale V. Sandstrom, the Honorable Carol Ronning Kapsner, the Honorable Daniel J. Crothers, and the Honorable Lisa Fair McEvers, Justices, directing the Clerk of the Supreme Court to enter the above order.
North Dakota Supreme Court