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

Asked over 3 years ago - Cary, IL

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

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  1. Sara L. Roberts

    Contributor Level 3

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

  2. David Matthew Gotzh


    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . 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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