The local rules for Illinois' 4th Judicial Circuit provide information on Illinois' Christian, Clay, Clinton, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Marion, Montgomery, and Shelby counties.
Rule 11 provides information on the child custody mediation program. The program handles custody, visitation, and removal cases.
Rule 12 outlines civil mediation. These rules also outline the duties of the mediator, require the court to establish a list of mediators, and require mediators to file mediator reports.