What is mediation and why is it important? Mediation is required in family court in South Carolina. Attorney Rhett Burney describes to us what mediation is like and why it’s a good alternative to a lengthy divorce or custody legal battle. Rhett has been a certified family court mediator for over 10 years and has mediated hundreds of cases for not only his clients but also for other attorneys’ clients. Watch this video as Rhett talks about family court mediation in South Carolina.