FAMILY COURT CHILD CUSTODY RECOMMENDING COUNSELING SERVICES
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
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.