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Our Children First

Parents are required by law to attend a mediation orientation/ parent education program (Our Children First) and a mediation session prior to appearing at an Order to Show Cause or Trial regarding the custody and/ or visitation of their children.

Parents must complete this on-line program only once. Parties in cases filed under the Domestic Violence Prevention Act may participate in the Our Children First program but are not required to do so.

Please plan to complete this program in one sitting to ensure that you receive the required information in the clearest possible manner. It is the expectation that after you have completed this program you will have all the answers and information necessary to attend your mediation session.

The Our Children First Program will take approximately 60 minutes and will include a variety of activities.


Los padres están obligados por ley a asistir a una orientación de mediación/programa de educación para padres (Nuestros Hijos Primero) y una sesión de mediación antes de comparecer a un tribunal por Orden Para Presentar Fundamento o un juicio respecto a la custodia o régimen de visitas de sus hijos.

Los padres deben completar este programa en-línea una sola vez. Las partes en casos bajo la Ley de Prevención de la Violencia Doméstica pueden participar en el programa Nuestros Hijos Primero pero no están obligadas a hacerlo.

Por favor planee en completar este programa en una sola sesión para asegurar que reciba la información requerida de la manera más clara posible. Es la expectativa de que después de haber completado este programa usted tendrá todas las respuestas y la información necesaria para asistir a la sesión de mediación.

El programa Nuestros Hijos Primero tardará aproximadamente 60 minutos e incluirá una variedad de actividades.

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