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  487.100.  Mediation, counseling, home study may be recommended — costs. — In any family court case the judge or commissioner may, on the judge's or commissioner's own motion or, at the request of a party, order or recommend mediation, counseling or a home study.  The costs of such mediation, counseling or home study may be assessed against any party at any time and may be taxed as court costs paid by the party against whom costs are taxed or may be paid from the family services and justice fund established pursuant to section 487.170*.  The amount assessed for such mediation, counseling, or home study shall be such amount as the court determines to be reasonable under the circumstances.  The party's ability to pay shall be a consideration when such costs are assessed.


(L. 1993 H.B. 346 § 6 subsec. 6, A.L. 2004 H.B. 1453)

*Transferred 2000; now 488.2300

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