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Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: On-Site Mediation Services

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments During COVID-19, ON-site mediation and face-to-face information (IRC) services are suspended until regular court operations resume. However, Information and Referral Coordinators are still available to assist you remotely. A list of IRCs and their contact information can be found on the website. The Mandatory Information Programs (MIP) are suspended until regular court operations resume. Please contact an AXIS IRC at the court you were scheduled to attend your MIP, and they will provide you information on rescheduling.
Contact Information
Office Phone (905) 645-5252 ext 2516
E-Mail info@axisfamilymediation.com
Website www.axisfamilymediation.com
Primary Contact Alicia Ziemiak-Overgaard, Manager
Alternate Contact Alicia Ziemiak-Overgaard, IRC Manager; Phone: (905) 308-8152; Email: alicia@axisfamilymediation.com
Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Primary Executive Tamara Bodnaruk-Wide, Director; Email: tamara@axisfamilymediation.com
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) During COVID-19, ON-site mediation and face-to-face information (IRC) services are suspended until regular court operations resume. However, Information and Referral Coordinators are still available to assist you remotely. A list of IRCs and their contact information can be found on the website. The Mandatory Information Programs (MIP) are suspended until regular court operations resume. Please contact an AXIS IRC at the court you were scheduled to attend your MIP, and they will provide you information on rescheduling. 
 
 
Family mediation is a form of dispute resolution where a neutral third party, called a mediator, assists the disputing parties to reach an informed and voluntary agreement on issues such as how to separate, parenting plans, and child and spousal support.  
 
* Available on-site at Family Court for parties on the day of their first appearance, case or settlement or trial management conference, or motion. 
* Off-site mediation is also available for parties who need more time or who don't have court proceedings started. Contact us for more information.
Hours Mon-Fri 9am-4pm
Areas Served Hamilton (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Parties must be before the court on the same day they utilize on-site mediation. Issues must be narrow enough to be mediated under 2 hours.
Application Referrals are accepted from the court, lawyers, or the interested parties themselves on a first come, first served basis.
Languages English ; French
Fees Program - Off-site mediation services are available on a sliding scale ; None - On-site mediation is a free service available to parties the same day they are before the court ;
Site Information
Located In Community Hamilton Central
Address & Map
Family Court
55 Main St W
Hamilton, ON L8P 1H4
 
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Intersection MacNab St S and Main St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services
Service Categories Alternative Dispute Resolution ~ Divorce/Custody/Support Issues ; Divorce Assistance

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