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Legal Statutes: Delaware

UPDATED April 12, 2017

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Subchapter I. Child Protection from Domestic Violence Act

back to top§ 711A. Ordered mediation prohibited


Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, Family Court mediation conferences shall be prohibited in any child custody or visitation or support proceeding in which 1 of the parties has been found by a court, whether in that proceeding or in some other proceeding, to have committed an act of domestic violence against the other party or if either party has been ordered to stay away or have no contact with the other party, unless a victim of domestic violence who is represented by counsel requests such mediation.


69 Laws 1994, ch. 309, § 4; 76 Laws 2007, ch. 174, § 3; 79 Laws 2014, ch. 257, § 1, eff. June 18, 2014.