Help parents move toward a healthier co-parenting relationship and develop methods of communication;
Help parents implement or stay in compliance with existing Court orders;
Help parents explore dispute resolution techniques, explore possibilities of compromise or collaboration; clarify priorities, clear up misunderstandings / communication problems;
With prior approval of Court or Parties, the Parenting Coordinator has the authority to make limited decisions when parents are unable or unwilling to make decisions on their own;
Reduce repeated re-litigation
This non-confidential process may require documentation and reporting of concerns of parental behaviors to the Court associated with compliance or noncompliance with Court orders.
Parenting Coordination is an alternative dispute resolution process that is a non-confidential, child centered; whereby the parenting coordinator works with parents (usually high conflict couples) in problem solving to create a healthier co-parenting relationship.
Christine Crilley, Parenting Coordinator