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Please be aware our office will be closed  for holidays December 23rd- January 3rd. We will re-open January 4th, 2022 

FLIC offices will be closed December 27th, 28th and January 3rd. 

Due to the health risks associated with the COVID-19 outbreak, please be advised that our Family Law Information Centers (FLIC) offices will be closed to the public until further notice.

The IRC (Information Referral Coordinator) in each Court location will access voice mail messages and return calls during regularly scheduled days.

All inquiries for mediation may be left at 705-760-9603. Messages will be retrieved and calls returned in a timely manner as is possible.

Should you have any questions and or concerns, please leave a message at (705) 760-9603.


Thank-you for your understanding.

Rules for Separated Parents

*To be given to children of separated parents


Peterborough’s Four Counties Family Mediation helps with mediation process during separation, divorce, and other family disputes. The following rules are to help children of separated parents. Parents should try to follow these rules and children should feel comfortable enough to remind parents of these rules, especially if they are being broken.


  • Parents are not to use children as messengers
  • Parents are not to use children as spies
  • Parents are not to ask their children to keep parents’ secrets
  • Parents are not to say bad things about the other parent in front of the children
  • Parents are not to make their children feel that they have to choose one parent over the other
  • Parents must accept the children’s right to love, and be loved, by both parents

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Four Counties Family Court Mediation Service
349A George St N
Peterborough, ON

K9H 3P9






Opening hours

Monday - Friday 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Service area




City of Kawartha Lakes

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