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Are you asking whether you can apply to court?
If you can't agree between you, and mediation has not worked, then you will need to apply to the court.
Please note that there is a requirement that you try mediation before you can apply to the court as you will need the application form to be signed off by the mediator before you can send it to court.
The form you need is called a C100, which you can find here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/734888/C100_eng_0818.pdf
The form needs to be a) signed by the mediator, b) filled in by you (you are asking for a child arrangements order) and then c) copied three times (with a fourth copy which you will keep for your own records). You will then take or send the original plus 3 copies to the family court closest to where you live.
You can find the right court here: https://www.gov.uk/find-court-tribunal
The fee for filing is £215, but you may be entitled to fee remission, see here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/634329/ex160-eng.pdf
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Yes, but the mediation you have to do is called a mediation and information assessment meeting (MIAM) - they speak to you separately and then to the father separately. The mediator makes a decision as to whether mediation would work or not.
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