FOCIS WEB REGISTRATION
FOCIS is a course for parents and their children ages 5-17 who are involved in a dissolution proceeding. This course is designed to teach parents and children positive ways to cope with the changes divorce brings to a family.
- To help parents build competencies designed to empower them to resolve conflict constructively in order to expedite the court process and to minimize the need for future court intervention;
- And to instruct children ages 5-17 on the dynamics of divorce and to help build competencies designed to help them cope with divorce.
ACCESS TO SERVICE:
Pursuant to Local Rule 68.13, parents and children ages 5-17 involved in ANY Dissolution with Children are required to attend FOCIS. The cost is $47 per parent plus service charge. Children are free. You must register at least 48 hours prior to the class. Pre-enrollment is required. Upon completion, Family Court Resource Services forwards an attendance certificate to the Court for filing.
LOCATION/TIME OF SERVICE:
The location* and times of service may vary. Please click on the FOCIS Web Registration link above for more details.
*Please note: While F.O.C.I.S. is a secular(non-religious) program, classes are often held at various spaces that are provided through the community by religious institutions.