Northern Community Mediation

The mission of Northern Community Mediation (NCM) is to help people in Charlevoix and Emmet Counties resolve conflicts.

NCM handles many types of cases. The only issue that NCM cannot mediate is innocence or guilt in a criminal case.

Family Services

  • Divorce
  • Parenting Time/Visitation
  • Custody
  • Guardianship
  • Domestic Matters
  • Grandparenting Time
  • Wills & Estates

Breach of Contract

  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Professional/Client
  • Consumer/Merchant



  • Special Education
  • School Attendance

Community Disputes

  • Public Policy
  • Ordinance/Statute
  • Neighborhood Issues


  • Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Victim/Offender
  • First-Time Offender Shoplifting

Real Estate/Property


NCM encourages individuals who are seeking legal advice but cannot afford an attorney to go to the Michigan Legal Help website.