Family Courts


Focus On Children Workshop
The workshop is mandatory throughout the state of Idaho & consistently demonstrates its effectiveness in keeping parents focused on reducing conflict for the sake of their children.

Idaho Supreme Court Response to COVID-19 
Focus on Children In-Person Classes have been transitioned to our online format.  
You are still being ordered to take this course.
Outside Online Courses WILL NOT be accepted.
Family Court Services staff will additionally contact you to discuss the online transition.

IMPORTANT: IF YOU DO NOT ATTEND THE WORKSHOP AS REQUIRED, IF YOU DISRUPT A WORKSHOP, IF YOU DO NOT STAY UNTIL IT IS OVER, WATCH THE CONTENT IN ITS ENTIRETY, COMPLETE MATERIALS, OR IF YOU FAIL TO PAY THE REQUIRED FEES, THE COURT MAY HOLD YOU IN CONTEMPT AND TAKE FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE ORDER INTO CONSIDERATION IN MAKING FUTURE CUSTODY DECISIONS.

Focus on Children offers:

  • Information and options on how to help your children during this transition.
  • How parental conflict affects children and how to reduce conflict.
  • Children's reactions to the separation and/or ongoing conflict between parents.
  • Attachment and developmental issues of children explained by a mental health professional.
  • Education on Judicial processes and resources: least invasive, parental control.
  • Community & online resources.

Sixth District Class Details
Counties of
Bannock-Bear Lake-Caribou-Franklin-Oneida-Power  


This class is currently being offered through our ONLINE format.
 
Lacy Parker
208-236-7416 
208-236-7432
lacyp@bannockcounty.us
arianned@bannockcounty.us
See payment options below for online classes.

Payment Options

IMPORTANT-Please use one of the below payment options to make your $35 class payment.
Once you have made your payment, Family Court Services will e-mail you a link to the class video along with a questionnaire to complete and submit.
You will need to make your payment and complete the class NO LATER THAN YOUR COURT ORDERED ATTENDANCE DATE.
PHONE PAYMENT WITH COURT RECORDS/CLERKS OFFICE:
Please call the county where your case is out of to make a payment over the phone.
Bannock County      208-236-7352
Bear Lake County    208-945-2205 ext. 5
Caribou County       208-547-4342
Franklin County       208-852-0877 
Oneida County        208-766-4116 ext.114
Power County          208-226-7618
IN-PERSON PAYMENT AT COURTHOUSE:
Please come in and visit room your local courthouse (Court Records) to make your payment in person via cash, money order, or check.
DROP PAYMENT OFF AT COURTHOUSE-BANNOCK COUNTY ONLY-
Drop off payment via cash, check, cashier check, or money order in the Bonds & Fines drop box in front of the courthouse. Please attention it to Diane and include your name, case number, purpose of payment (Focus on Children), and phone number in case there is an issue with payment. Please be aware that drop off payments will take longer to process.
Cash, check, money order and credit card (3% service fee) are all accepted.
Parents are required to find care accommodations for their children when attending an In-Person workshop.


https://www.sesamestreet.org/toolkits/divorce?language=en


https://www.afccnet.org/Portals/0/PDF/AzAFCC%20Coparenting%20Communication%20Guide.pdf 

Family Court Services Manager- Ph: 208-236-7416 / lacyp@bannockcounty.us

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