Selected State Statutes: California
3178. Restrictions on mediation agreements
An agreement reached by the parties as a result of mediation shall be limited as follows:
(a) Where mediation is required to settle a contested issue of custody or visitation, the agreement shall be limited to the resolution of issues relating to parenting plans, custody, visitation, or a combination of these issues.
(b) Where a stepparent or grandparent seeks visitation rights, the agreement shall be limited to the resolution of issues relating to visitation.
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