PURPOSE AND GOALS
The purpose of the Maricopa County Association of Family Mediators shall be to provide a professional organization for family mediators practicing in Maricopa County. To that end the Association shall encourage and assist family mediators to expand their professional expertise. The Association shall provide a vehicle for the exchange of mutually beneficial information and further provide its members with guidance and an opportunity to share in a learning partnership. In addition, the Association requires certain qualifications of its professional members, thereby providing the public with some guideline as to their expertise. The Association is also committed to educating the public about the use of mediation and to promoting legislation and court policies that enhance the value of and increase the use of mediation in family law related matters.