The goal behind mediation is to reach a satisfactory agreement between both parents without having to appear before a Magistrate. More than two-thirds of parents agree to a plan during mediation. This brochure outlines what Custody Mediation is, what will happen at Custody Mediation, how long the mediation will take, steps you should take to prepare, and things you should bring with you to the meeting between yourself, the other parent, and the mediator.
More information is available in this brochure published by Legal Aid: Custody Mediation: What You Should Know in Advance
This information is also available in Spanish: Mediación de Custodia: Lo Que Debe Saber de Antemano