Wednesday, April 24, 2013

custody - elimination of parenting coordination - Rule 1915.11-1





Rule 1915.11-1. Elimination of Parenting Coordination.

Only judges may make decisions in child custody cases. Masters and hearing officers may make recommendations to the court. Courts shall not

appoint any other individual to make decisions or recommendations or alter a custody order in child custody cases. Any order appointing a parenting

coordinator shall be deemed vacated on the date this rule becomes effective. Local rules and administrative orders authorizing the appointment of parenting

coordinators also shall be deemed vacated on the date this rule becomes effective.

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