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HB 1353: Relating to mediation in family law cases involving children

Sponsored by Rep. Upthegrove, HB 1353 mandates that in any proceeding involving issues relating to residential time or other matters governed by a parenting plan, the matter must be scheduled for mediation within 60 – 90 days after service and filing of responsive pleadings is completed.  Issues related to the purpose and rules related to mediation are delineated.