Is mediation classes mandatory in will county Illinois in divorce case?
Family Law Attorney
No, mediation is not mandatory but it is commonly ordered in contested cases.
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Divorce / Separation Lawyer
You may be confusing 2 requirements. A parenting class is required prior to a final child custody order will be entered. The class is not very long: an afternoon or an evening, and you even get college credit for it . Mediation sessions are only required if you and your spouse/former boyfriend/former girlfriend cannot reach an agreement on custody or visitation.
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