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Legal Statutes: Oklahoma

UPDATED May 25, 2017

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Divorce and Alimony

back to top§ 120.6. Qualifications

A. Each judicial district shall adopt local rules governing the qualifications of a parenting coordinator; provided, however, the qualifications adopted shall not exceed the qualifications established in subsection B of this section.

B. To be qualified as a parenting coordinator, a person shall:

1. Have a master's degree in a mental health or behavioral health field, shall have training and experience in family mediation and shall be a certified mediator under the laws of this state; or

2. Be a licensed mental health professional or licensed attorney practicing in an area related to families.

C. Parenting coordinators who are not licensed attorneys shall not be considered as engaging in the unauthorized practice of law while performing actions within the scope of his or her duties as a parenting coordinator.
Laws 2001, c. 407, § 13, eff. July 1, 2001; Laws 2003, c. 302, § 10, emerg. eff. May 28, 2003; Laws 2006, c. 99, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2006; Laws 2010, c. 350, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2010.