Child Custody Recommending Counseling (CCRC)/Mediation


How do I schedule a CCRC/Mediation appointment?
  1. If it is your first time to participate in CCRC/Mediation in Lassen County, please
    1. Complete the Family Court Services Information Packet  AND return the Certificate of Completion  to Family Court Services AND
    2. Watch the AOC Presentation of California Child Custody Mediation: Focus on the Child's Needs AND submit the Certificate of Completion  to Family Court Services.
  2. Complete the necessary Intake Packet. CCRC is a court ordered session. Mediation is a voluntary session. Return the documents to Family Court Services.
  3. Intake Packets can be obtained from this web page or from the Family Court Services at 2610 Riverside Drive, Susanville, California. You may call 530-251-8205 to request that an Intake Packet be mailed to you.
  4. If you are requesting a voluntary session (referred to as "Mediation"), then after we have received an Intake Packet from you, an Intake Packet will be mailed to the other parent with a letter advising them that you are requesting Mediation and asking them to respond within 14 days. You will receive a copy of that letter so that you will know the date the packet was mailed to the other parent.
  5. If the session is court ordered (referred to as "Child Custody Recommending Counseling (CCRC)"), it is the responsibility of the other parent to contact Family Court Services for Intake Packet information.
  6. As soon as both parents have returned a completed Intake Packet and attended orientation, contact will be made by Family Court Services to schedule an appointment.
  7. If your case is court ordered and CCRC is not scheduled prior to your court date, you will be referred by the judge on your appearance date.
Superior Court of California, County of Lassen