3180. (a) In mediation proceedings pursuant to this chapter, the mediator has the duty to assess the needs and interests of the child involved in the controversy, and is entitled to interview the child where the mediator considers the interview appropriate or necessary.
(b) The mediator shall use his or her best efforts to effect a settlement of the custody or visitation dispute that is in the best interest of the child, as provided in Section 3011.
(Repealed and added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 219, Sec. 116.87. Effective January 1, 1994.)Section: Previous 3175 3176 3177 3178 3179 3180 3181 3182 3183 3184 3185 3186 3188 Next
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