Four Counties Family Court Mediation Service

Site: Lindsay

Service: Family Law Information Centre

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Record #: PET2109 Last Modified: 30 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 04 Dec 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone705-324-1400 ext 413
Toll Free Phone1-888-605-1393
Site LocationLindsay Court House
Located In CommunityLindsay
Address & Map
440 Kent St W
Lindsay, ON K9V 2A8
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IntersectionKent St W - Hwy 35
Contact Information
Primary ContactBrenda Kotras, Family Law Information Co-ordinator/Mediator
Alternate ContactKathy Dunne, Mediation Program Co-ordinator; Phone: (Business) 705-760-9603
Primary ExecutiveDavid Tonge, Executive Director; Phone: (Business) 705-760-9603
Mailing Address349A George St N, Ste 205 
Peterborough, ON K9H 3P9
Description & Services
Description (Service)* A free service staffed by family mediators of Four Counties Family Mediation.  
* Staff provide information on issues related to separation or divorce, the Court process, child welfare and child protection matters, mediation, and other community services.  
* Brief family mediation is provided on-site free of charge. 
* Mediation is a voluntary method of resolving disagreements arising out of separation or divorce, including parenting plans for the children, child support, spousal support and division of property. Mediation is a cooperative alternative or complement to the Court process and has the potential benefits of saving time, money and reducing conflict and preserving relationships. 
* Free Mandatory Information Program seminars are offered several times a month in Peterborough, Lindsay, and Cobourg to educate couples on how to reduce conflict during separation and divorce, the benefits of mediation and guidance on the legal and Court process. Note that these seminars are now mandatory for couples involved in a court process involving separation or divorce.
HoursMon, Tue, Wed 9 am-3 pm
DatesAll Year
Areas ServedHaliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes (City of) ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of)
FeesService ; No fee for brief onsite family mediation, mandatory information program seminars, consultation. * Fee assistance available for longer mediations and start at $5 per hour; assistance is provided by Ministry of the Attorney General. * Fee assistance available for longer mediations ; assistance is provided by Ministry of the Attorney General.
Other Details
Legal Status(50) Non Profit
MeetingsMandatory Information Program seminars held 2-3 times/month - call for dates and times and to register
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Service CategoriesComprehensive Family Law Services
Print MaterialBrochures and information pamphlets