Practice Guidelines and Standards

Guidelines for Examining Intimate Partner Violence
A Supplement to the AFCC Model Standards of Practice for Child Custody Evaluation (PDF)

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (2016)

Guidelines for Child Protection Mediation (PDF)
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (2012)

Guidelines for Court-Involved Therapy (PDF)
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (2010)

Guidelines for Brief Focused Assessment (PDF)
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (2009)

Guidelines for Parenting Coordination (PDF) 
Guidelines for Parenting Coordination Spanish Translation (PDF)
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (2005)

Model Standards of Practice for Child Custody Evaluation (PDF)
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (2006)

Model Standards of Practice for Family and Divorce Mediation (PDF)
Symposium on Standards of Practice Convened by AFCC (2000)

Guidelines for Eldercaring Coordination (PDF)
Association for Conflict Resolution (2014)

Standards and Guidelines for Supervised Visitation Practice (PDF)
Supervised Visitation Network (Rev. 2006)

Standards of Practice for Lawyers Representing Children in Custody Cases (PDF)
American Bar Association Section of Family Law (Aug. 2003) 

Standards of Practice for Lawyers Who Represent Children in Abuse and Neglect Cases (PDF) 
American Bar Association (Feb. 1996)