Waukesha County

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Helping Children Cope with Divorce Seminar

This seminar is required by statute for both parties to attend before a divorce or legal separation may be granted. It is designed to educate parents about the special needs of their children during a separation or divorce. Topics include:

  • Typical reactions of children
  • Developmental needs
  • Skills to help cope
  • Co-parenting issues
  • Pitfalls to avoid

A brochure explaining the program, fees, and registration information is mailed to the parties from the court with the Notice of Pre-Trial Conference. Also, the brochure is available on-line. 

If you have seminar dates or location questions, or other seminar related questions or concerns, please contact Family Court Services at 262-548-7900.


Tuesdays: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Waukesha County Administration Building
515 W. Moreland Blvd. Room 155

Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Carroll University
Center for Graduate Studies
2140 Davidson Road
Waukesha, WI 53186

Dates Location
September 15

Waukesha County Adm. Building

September 19 Carroll University
 September 29 Waukesha County Adm. Building
October 6 Waukesha County Adm. Building
 October 17 Carroll University
October 20 Waukesha County Adm. Building
 November 10 Waukesha County Adm. Building
November 14 Carroll University
November 17 Waukesha County Adm. Building
December 5 Carroll University
December 8 Waukesha County Adm. Building
December 15  Waukesha County Adm. Building