This course is for parents involved in a modification of a prior custody/visitation order.

COVID-19 Registration Procedures


Please note that beginning May 1, 2021, parents involved in Paternity and Motion to Modify actions may register online for virtual classes through Webex for PTLA, (Parenting Together Living Apart) and ReFOCIS, (Refocus on Children in Separation) or register for live in-person classes at our Independence office. 

Litigants involved in paternity or modification matters, (ReFOCIS and PTLA), will register online for classes (

Family Court Resource Services will send participants who have registered for a virtual class a link by email for their class session and upon completion of that class, will receive their Certificates of Attendance to their email address and the original will be sent to Civil Records for filing.

How to use Webex:

The Webex application can be used on the following devices:  iPhone, iPad, Android devices, laptop computer, or desktop computers.

How to use Webex:  Log into your email and click on the Webex meeting invitation.  Click "join meeting."  

A prompt box will appear, click "Open Cisco Webex Meeting"

Once you click "Open Cisco Webex Meeting" a window will appear and you will be able to see everyone in the PTLA (Re-FOCIS) class.

The ReFOCIS class registration link is provided as a convenience for ReFOCIS registration only and does not establish nor imply this court’s sponsorship or approval of this website, its affiliates or advertisers.

When you click on the following link, you are leaving the 16th judicial circuit court’s website.  This link is located on another server.  Please click on the link below to leave the court’s site and proceed to the ReFOCIS class registration.

2021 Web Registration

2021 Live Registration

For questions, please contact Family Court Resource Services at (816) 881-1814.