Decrease your family court's docket size
By mandating the use of the OurFamilyWizard website you can greatly reduce the number of repeat visits from conflicting parents. When parents do return to court over child custody disputes, information is clearly formatted with the necessary information you need to make a judgment, saving you time and effort.
Empower parents to resolve issues themselves
Using an online shared co-parenting tool like the OurFamilyWizard website to coordinate parenting time and visitation/custody schedules, parenting plans and manage family information can help to eliminate miscommunications and confusion caused by parenting from separate households.
Getting rid of the “he said/she said”
Reduce the “he said/she said” scenario that's filling up your docket. Often times parents arguments begin small and blow up over a short period of time. Many arguments begin over simple miscommunications and confusion over details. With the OurFamilyWizard website, every record is stamped with who made it and when it was made. No more guessing or speculating over when information was shared.
A clear picture of family plans
Online-shared calendars can help to avoid the pitfalls of parenting from separate households. The problem with phone contact or email is its narrative format. "Creative language" used between “Soccer Practice, 3:15 and North Field” can be detrimental to relationships between parents. Using a shared online calendar can keep both parties informed without all of the creative input.
Protecting the Children
Children are the ones most affected by a divorce. Children should be shielded from divorce and they should not be used as messengers. Keep children out of the middle of conflict while keeping them in the loop. The OurFamilyWizard website gives children the ability to stay informed about family issues without getting in the middle.
OFW Professional Access
With an OFW Professional Account, you are able to link to clients or whole families who are already using OFW. Once linked, you can monitor parent communication and interact with families by creating parenting time calendars, expense categories, and more. Also, your OFW Professional Account allows you to create new accounts to help your clients get started in using OFW with their families. No matter how many clients or families you are working with, OFW Professional Access is always free.
Helping those who cannot afford the site with a sliding scale and scholarships
We recognize the large number of families who don't have the financial resources to obtain a subscription on their own. We are committed to making this a tool that is available to anyone willing to let us help their circumstance. However, we also know that divorce is financially draining on everyone, so we want to make sure we are providing scholarships to those who really need it. If you have enough money to hire an attorney to continue to fight in court, you can afford the $99 a year (less than a half hour for most attorneys). Click here to download the Scholarship Application.
Court Ordered in all 50 states and 5 Canadian provinces.
Hundreds of family law judges, justices, and magistrates in all 50 states and 5 Canadian provinces are ordering families to use the OurFamilyWizard website in contested cases. The reason is simple. Families who use the OurFamilyWizard website do not return to court nearly as often and in some cases ever. Providing parents with tools to empower them to handle their own situations and issues is a far better long-term solution for the children than having to rely on return trips to court.
Accurate records of what was, and what was supposed to be.
It is important for family courts and judges to be able to distinguish between what was planned to happen and what actually happened. On the OurFamilyWizard website, it is easy to make this differentiation. There are rules built into the system to protect the integrity of the information you receive. In addition, features work in conjunction with each other to present the clearest picture of what was supposed to happen versus what really happened.