- The action is a high-conflict case and the appointment is in the best interest of the child or children.
- The parties are able to pay the cost of the coordinator.
- The appointment order must specify the issues the coordinator is to assist the parties in resolving and may incorporate any agreement made by the parties as to the coordinator’s role.
- Hold a master’s degree in psychology, law, social work, counseling, medicine, or a related subject area.
- Have at least five years of related professional experience.
- Hold a current license in the parent coordinator’s area of practice.
- Complete the required training in topics related to the developmental stages of children, the dynamics of high-conflict families, stages and effects of divorce, problem solving techniques, mediation and legal issues.
- To remain eligible, the person must also attend parent coordinator seminars providing continuing education, group discussion, peer review, and support.
Raleigh divorce lawyer Scott Allen is a designated parent coordinator in Wake County. He also handles modification of custody, child custody, and temporary custody hearings and has over seventeen years of experience.
If you have questions or need assistance call him at (919) 863-4183 or email at email@example.com.