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Legal Statutes: California

UPDATED April 11, 2017

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Article 2. Availability of Mediation

back to top3173. Mediation of disputes relating to existing custody or visitation orders; filing of petition

(a) Upon an order of the presiding judge of a superior court authorizing the procedure in that court, a petition may be filed pursuant to this chapter for mediation of a dispute relating to an existing order for custody, visitation, or both.

(b) The mediation of a dispute concerning an existing order shall be set not later than 60 days after the filing of the petition.
(Added by Stats.1993, c. 219 (A.B.1500), § 116.87. Amended by Stats.2012, c. 470 (A.B.1529), § 19.)