Skip to main content

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.

Child custody topics

Top tips from attorneys

What others are asking

Can't find what you're looking for?

Post a free question on our public forum.

Ask a Question

- or -

Search for lawyers by reviews and ratings.

Find a Lawyer

Browse all legal topics