Mettler Child Custody Services, LLC
     
     Mark M. Mettler
     PO Box 68
     Masonville, CO 80541
     970-225-0073 Office  970-214-1558 Cell
     970-225-0073 Fax
     mettlermark@yahoo.com        

This tentative schedule is being shared to give the parties involved an idea of the procedures that may occur and to
establish a timeframe for when interviews and report writing must be completed.

CFI Schedule of Procedures

Case Name ______________________________________________ Date Appointed _______________

Report Due ____________________________                                    Court Date ___________________

Procedures:  (approximate time frame for procedure)                                        Date:

Review of referral and court appointment (.5 – 1 hour)                                           ___________________

Initial Interview with Mother (1.5 – 2 hours)                                                           ___________________
Initial Interview with Father (1.5 – 2 hours)                                                             ___________________
Initial Interview with child(ren) (1 – 1.5 hours)                                                       ___________________
•        Dependent on number of children and age of children.

Initial Interview with child’s(ren’s) caretaker (1.5 – 2 hours)                                  ___________________
•        If the caretaker is not the parent of the child(ren)

Interview with significant others, stepfamily members (1.5 – 2 hours)                    ___________________

Review of parent questionnaire with mother (2 – 3 hours)                                      ____________________
Review of parent questionnaire with father (2-3 hours)                                            ___________________

Observation of Mother/Child interaction (1 – 2 hours)                                             ___________________
Observation of Father/Child interaction (1 – 2 hours)                                               ___________________

Review of Personal Reference Questionnaires (1-2 hours)                                       ___________________

Interviews of collaterals and professional references (1-2 hours)                             ___________________
•        Treatment providers, school personnel, agency staff, law enforcement, etc.

Joint Parent Interview ( 1 – 2 hours)                                                                           __________________
•        This may or may not occur relative to time and relationship of parents.

Report writing (10-15 hours)                                                                                      ___________________

This tentative schedule does not include travel time as that can not be determined prior to case appointment.  Times
may vary depending on the nature of the case and number of persons involved.  It also does not include court
appearances as those times vary significantly