Court Tools for Parents

Here are some valuable downloadables to prepare for, and assist you with family court concerns

Mediation Self Help

Child custody mediation gives parents a chance to resolve disagreements about a parenting plan for their children.  In mediation, the parents have the help of an expert (a mediator) in resolving these disagreements. If the parents are able to work out an agreement, the mediator helps the parents write a parenting plan that may then become a custody and visitation order if it is signed by a judge

PDF Child Custody Information Sheet – Child Custody Mediation

PDF Child Custody Information Sheet – Recommending Counseling

Child Custody Parenting Plan

PDF Handbook for Parents

Request For Order Packet

Talking Parents

In high-conflict situations - especially those involving domestic violence or vitriolic communication - courts can order parents to communicate exclusively through our free service. Parents do not need each other's telephone numbers, email addresses, or any other actual contact information to communicate through

Program Resource List: Visitation Monitors

Superior Court of California, County of San Diego Program Resource List Visitation Monitors

Any other resources you'd like to see published here? Let us know, we want our parents to be informed and prepared whether it be at home or in court, and we will do our very best to provide the most useful resources.