Family Support Services

The Family Support Services unit provides the following services to assist families with disputes:
  • Psychological Evaluations
  • Home Study Investigations
  • Domestic Violence Screenings
  • Drug and Alcohol Screenings
  • Mediation Programs
  • Referrals for supervised visitation or visitation transfer centers
Trained professionals provide Mediation (alternative dispute resolution) programs to assist litigants resolve family disputes. Mediation is a cooperative process in which parents and guardians work together to reach an agreement on important family matters without litigation. The primary mediation programs currently include:
  • Child Access Mediation Program
  • Dependency Mediation Program
  • Financial/Property Mediation Program