25-413 - Domestic relations education and mediation fund; report
25-413. Domestic relations education and mediation fund; report
A. Each county treasurer shall establish a domestic relations education and mediation fund consisting of monies received pursuant to section 12-284, subsection C.
B. The presiding judge of the superior court shall use fund monies to establish, maintain and enhance programs designed to educate persons about impacts on children of dissolution of marriage, legal separation and restructuring of families and programs for mediation of parenting time or legal decision-making disputes under this chapter or chapter 6 of this title.
C. The county treasurer shall disburse monies from the fund only at the direction of the presiding judge of the superior court.
D. On notice of the presiding judge, the county treasurer shall invest monies in the fund and monies earned from investment shall be credited to the fund.
E. Monies that are expended from the fund shall be used to supplement, and not supplant, any state or county appropriations that would otherwise be available for programs described in subsection B of this section.
F. On or before August 10 of each year, the county treasurer shall submit a report to the presiding judge that shows the amount of monies in the domestic relations education and mediation fund.