child support

Related Topics


A non-adversarial process in which two or more parties work through discussion and compromise toward agreement with the aid of a neutral party, or Mediator. In Divorce Mediation, the Mediator works with the divorcing spouses.

Question: Mediation?!? I was ordered to mediation with my ex-husband on may 29th, everything went smoothly and he agreed to everything i wanted. he had 10 days to email me with a schedule of visits for my child, and has failed to do so. So NOW WHAT!? we were explained that the mediation is a legal binding contract and if not adhered to would be null and void.... he didn't have to agree to anything so i don't understand why he wouldnt just say he disagrees and we would fight it out in court. So what the heck; that can't possibly help him get everyother weekend unsupervised if hes going back on his word before he even sees her! Anyone know the legalities of broken mediation contracts?! it was signed by both my ex-husband and i and was explained that it is a legal binding contract and that a copy will go to the judge that ordered the mediation. and there is no agreeing amicalby; he wants what he wants after not havin sh*t to do with her the last 6 years so no... he's not getting that; (unsupervised) i asked for a 90 day reintroduction with social worker supervision and then 90 days supervised by his mother... is that so difficult? she's 6 years old and i refuse to leave her with someone for the weekend that she has no idea who he is. just because he's "dad" i might as well drop her off 3 doors down and tell her she has to stay there the weekend cuz his names "jim" either way its' the same in her 6 year old mind. the new visitation schedule was written up and signed by both my ex-husband and I. It was detailed as to how the visitations were going to go... and he agreed and signed everything.... so......wth!

Answer: File a motion with the Court stating the facts you just told us and it would be a "Contempt to fail to follow through with conditions of mediation regarding visitation schedule with minor children." Even if it wasn't signed this will force the Court to schedule a hearing on it and then you can have the judge compel him to sign the agreement at the hearing so he can't keep disappearing!!!! Call a lawyer if need be. Hope I helped.


Mediation Related Products and News

10 Ideas for Avoiding Information Blockage in Mediation

The Legal Intelligencer
Mediation can occur most anytime?before a lawsuit is filed, shortly after a case is filed, after a significant event in a lawsuit, and even while a case is on appeal. Depending upon when the mediation occurs, the amount of information related to the ...

WFJA Classic Hits and Oldies 105.5 FM

Judge Orders Mediation in Guardrail Lawsuit
New York Times

Mediation continues between Solberg Airport condemnation trial days

Hunterdon County Democrat
READINGTON TWP. ? Mediation efforts between the township and Solberg family continue along with the trial in Superior Court, Mayor Julia Allen confirmed on Oct. 30. She said attorney and retired Superior Court Judge Glenn Berman is "a very good ...

FedEx asks for mediation with pilot negotiations

Memphis Business Journal
FedEx Express says it has requested assistance from the National Mediation Board in its ongoing pilot negotiations. The FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) subsidiary has been in a contract negotiation with its pilots for more than a year and now it's looking for ...

FedEx Express Seeks National Mediation Board Assistance to Expedite ...

FDX, +1.28% has formally requested assistance from the National Mediation Board (NMB) to expedite its ongoing pilot negotiations. The NMB is the U.S. governmental agency that oversees labor agreements for entities covered by the Railway Labor Act ...

ED Texas Orders Guardrail Safety Case to Mediation Following $175 Million ...
Earlier this week, a federal judge in Marshall, Texas reportedly ordered a guardrail manufacturer and a whistleblower to engage in mediation by the end of the year. In U.S. ex rel. Harman v. Trinity Industries Inc. et al., No. 12-00089 (E. D. Tex.), a ...

Great Falls Tribune

Mediation planned over water service dispute
Great Falls Tribune

Mediation fails in ACLU lawsuit over VA leases at West LA campus

Los Angeles Times
Mediation between the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the American Civil Liberties Union has failed to resolve a long-running dispute over leases on the sprawling West Los Angeles campus. Tenants on the 387-acre property include a private ...

City, RMC to keep talking: No settlement in mediation Tuesday

Anniston Star
City of Anniston and Regional Medical Center board representatives failed to settle their legal disputes in mediation Tuesday but will try again at a later date. City Manager Brian Johnson said that despite not reaching a resolution Tuesday evening ...

Roche-Cipla patent row mediation fails

Times of India
MUMBAI: Efforts to end the long and bitter patent tussle between domestic pharma company Cipla and multinational Roche over a lung cancer drug have come to a naught, with the Delhi high court-appointed mediator submitting its "failure" report in the case.