Applying for a Child Arrangements Order (CAO) - Information on Mediation

Applying for a Child Arrangements Order (CAO) - Information on Mediation

In order to apply for a Child Arrangements Order (CAO), you must first attempt mediation - specifically, you both must attend a Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM).

You can find your local family mediator using the search form on the Family Mediation Council Website - make sure you tick the box that says 'qualified to sign court forms': https://www.familymediationcouncil.org.uk/find-local-mediator/

You may also be eligible for the Government's £500 mediation contribution voucher. Check out https://www.gov.uk/guidance/family-mediation-voucher-scheme

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