Family Law

-Domestic Violence

-Juvenile Court
  -Drug Court
  -Dependency Info
  -Dependency Court
  -Delinquency Court
  -Guardianship
  -Conservatorship
  -Peer Court


-Marriage
  -Application for a
   Confidential Marriage

  -Application for a
   Public Marriage


-Dissolution

  -Custody and Visitation
    -Family Law Child Custody Recommending Counselor
  -Support
    -Family Law Facilitator




FAMILY COURT CHILD CUSTODY RECOMMENDING COUNSELING SERVICES

> PRE-CHILD CUSTODY RECOMMENDING COUNSELING ORIENTATION
> CHILD CUSTODY RECOMMENDING COUNSELING FILES
> DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (Family Code 3181)
> MINORS IN CHILD CUSTODY RECOMMENDING COUNSELING
   (Family Code 3180)
> OTHER PARTIES IN CHILD CUSTODY RECOMMENDING COUNSELING
> ATTORNEYS IN CHILD CUSTODY RECOMMENDING COUNSELING
> MANDATORY CHILD CUSTODY RECOMMENDING COUNSELING
> CHILD CUSTODY RECOMMENDING COUNSELING AGREEMENTS
> RECOMMENDATIONS (Family Code 3183)
> DISQUALIFICATION OF A CHILD CUSTODY RECOMMENDING COUNSELOR

> LIMITATIONS ON CONFIDENTIALITY
> DRUG TESTING
> COMMUNICATION WITH
   THE CHILD CUSTODY RECOMMENDING COUNSELOR
> ENFORCEMENT
> TELEPHONE CHILD CUSTODY RECOMMENDING COUNSELING
> > EVALUATION REFERRALS
> CODE OF ETHICS
> CONTINUING EDUCATION
   REQUIREMENTS

All contested issues of custody and visitation must be submitted to child custody recommending counseling before the court hearing. Prior to the filing of an order to show cause or notice of motion, the parties are ordered to call to arrange for an appointment with the Family Court Child Custody Recommending Counseling department.

PURPOSE OF CHILD CUSTODY RECOMMENDING COUNSELING (Family Code Section 3161)

The purposes of a child custody recommending counseling proceeding are as follows:

(a) To reduce acrimony that may exist between the parties..

(b) To develop an agreement assuring the child close and continuing contact with both parents that is in the best interest of the child, consistent with the health and safety of the child.

(c) To effect a settlement of the issue of visitation rights of all parties that is in the best interest of the child.  

PRE-CHILD CUSTODY RECOMMENDING COUNSELING ORIENTATION

Pre-Child Custody Recommending Counseling Orientation will be offered every Tuesday at 1:00 p.m.