How many sessions do you need?
Generally number of sessions are dependent on how many issues and how complex issues are. Most people opt for mediation are trying to resolve the matter amicably hence mediator is able to make quick progress.
Average divorce in which couple need to discuss custody arrangements, equitable distribution, alimony, child support, finances, taxes etc is expected to take 4-7 sessions.
Less complex divorce in which most terms are already agreed upon and/or mostly financial separation is required is expected to take 3-4 sessions.
Complex divorce, in which there are high conflict and/or complex issues could need more sessions and in some cases sessions with lawyers can be requested for.