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Legal Statutes: California

UPDATED April 11, 2017

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Article 3. Mediation Proceedings

back to top3184. Appointment of counsel to represent minor child; recommendations

Except as provided in Section 3188, nothing in this chapter prohibits the mediator from recommending to the court that counsel be appointed, pursuant to Chapter 10 (commencing with Section 3150), to represent the minor child. In making this recommendation, the mediator shall inform the court of the reasons why it would be in the best interest of the minor child to have counsel appointed.
(Added by Stats.1993, c. 219 (A.B.1500), § 116.87. Amended by Stats.2002, c. 1077 (S.B.174), § 3.)