TITLE XLIII
DOMESTIC RELATIONS

CHAPTER 461-A
PARENTAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Section 461-A:1

    461-A:1 Definitions. –
In this chapter:
I. " Contracted supervisor " means a mediator meeting the requirements RSA 328-C:2 and RSA 328-C:5, VI who has contracted with the court to participate in court-referred mediation under this chapter.
II. " Decision-making responsibility " means the responsibility to make decisions for the child. It may refer to decisions on all issues or on specified issues.
III. " Mediation " means a process in which a neutral third party facilitates settlement discussions between parties.
IV. " Mediator " means a family mediator, certified pursuant to RSA 328-C, who has contracted with the court to participate in court-referred mediation under this chapter.
V. " Parental rights and responsibilities " means all rights and responsibilities parents have concerning their child.
VI. " Parenting plan " means a written plan describing each parent's rights and responsibilities.
VII. " Parenting schedule " means the schedule of when the child is in the care of each parent.
VIII. " Qualified intern " means a person meeting the requirements of RSA 328-C:2 who participates in mediation under the direct supervision of a contracted supervisor.
IX. " Residential responsibility " means a parent's responsibility to provide a home for the child.

Source. 2005, 273:1. 2009, 21:4, eff. Jan. 1, 2010. 2022, 220:11, eff. Aug. 16, 2022.