C.O.P.E. is a three-hour orientation for parents of minor children with a pending dissolution or modification. Class topics include: Features of a parenting plan, how to reduce the impact of divorce on children and families, strategies to protect your child from harmful conflicts, how to make the best of things in your control, how custody is decided in court, and the use of mediation in resolving family disputes.
No child care is provided.
Seating starts 15 minutes before the program.
No additional fee required if case is filed in Clay County. If your case is filed in another county, a fee of $30 per parent is collected at the door. We accept cash or money order made payable to Family Court Services.
Program Dates and Times
If you and the co-parent are subject to an order of protection, please contact Family Court Services at 816-736-8400.
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