What do you do when couples ask you to act as their mediator and they're not going to hire lawyers?

By Laura M. Urbik Kern
May 18, 2016

I would tell them that I would be happy to mediate their case and give them a letter stating what they agreed to, but they're going to have to have somebody draft it. Somebody should get a lawyer to draft it because I can't do that.


With 30 years of experience in family law, Laura M. Urbik Kern is a certified mediator and family lawyer who concentrates on dissolution, family and juvenile law, child support, and complex domestic relations cases. To learn more about Laura, visit her firm's online profile or her website laurakern.com.

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May 18, 2016
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