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Child custody proceedings
ages & stages
A Child Custody Mediator or Recommending Counselor helps parents focus on the best interests of the child while making a
A Child Custody Mediator or Recommending Counselor is trained to work with parents on helping to reduce
A Child Custody Mediator or Recommending Counselor may help with understanding
A Child Custody Mediator or Recommending Counselor may make referrals to other services including
Mediation can improve
Mediation is provided by the court and is
when parents have not agreed on a parenting plan or custody arrangements.
Mediation involves three goals including helping to develop a parenting plan, helping parents reduce acrimony or bitterness that may exist between them, and helping parents with a plan that is in a child’s
Mediation may be provided in
when there is a history of violence or a restraining order is in place or where a parent does not feel safe meeting with the other parent.
In addition to helping to work out parenting time, mediation can help with a plan for
which can be sole (one parent makes decisions) or joint (parents share decision making).
Mediation can lead to an agreement or where there are Child Custody Recommending Counselors, when parents do not agree, a
that the court receives to consider in making its decision.
Mediation can include a
in sessions if that person does not participate in the mediation or child custody recommending counseling.
A parenting plan may be developed in a way that makes sense for children of different
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