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I am cancelling a Parenting Plan Mediation meeting due to…

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Hi. I am cancelling...

Hi. I am cancelling a Parenting Plan Mediation meeting due to the other side that is currently in violation of the Parenting Plan. The Parenting Plan states that both parties are required to do mediation before going to court. I am not against going to mediation. However, I am currently in the process of getting my own counsel. How do I respond to not going to the current mediation appointment until I get my legal counsel in place?

Lawyer's Assistant: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?

My apologies. I am in Washington State, Clark County.

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

I do not have one on retainer yet. in the process of getting one. Need to respond to other parties lawyer immediately although.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Other than my reasoning for cancelling this current appointment is that the other party is in violation, no.

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Family Law
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Family Lawyer: RayAnswers, Lawyer replied 10 months ago

You would do a motion to continue the mediation date and seek to delay on basis that you need counsel and are in the process of getting it.This is reasonable and should be granted.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Hi Ray. And thank you for your assistanc
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Well, the case has not gone to court yet. Just need to respond to opposing lawyer.
Family Lawyer: RayAnswers, Lawyer replied 10 months ago

You are so welcome this should be granted here.You have good cause.Good luck to you.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Thank you.
Family Lawyer: RayAnswers, Lawyer replied 10 months ago

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