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Is it necessary to include a clause for mediation when one parent is getting sole custody, or is that for joint cus only?

Cary, IL |
Filed under: Sole custody

Putting together a custody agreement and need to know if I need to include a mediation clause?

Attorney Answers 2


  1. Mediation is only required when there is joint custody.


  2. The judge will likely want you to have one to prevent needless post-decree litigation. Some local rules even require it, depending on your county.

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