Protective Orders

If you are the victim of domestic or sexual violence, or if you believe you or your children are in danger of being harmed by someone in your life, there is help for you.

Parenting Class - Lake County

All parents who are going through a divorce in Lake County, must complete a mandatory co-parenting class before a divorce may be finalized. The DRCB offers the TransParenting® co-parenting class for divorcing parents. TransParenting® is a co-parenting class that focuses on how effective parenting during a divorce can lessen the negative impact of divorce on children. Before attending the live TransParenting® class, each parent completes the work at

The DRCB offers the class on a monthly basis at the Lake County Government Center. The class session runs from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM, and the fee for the class is $50.00 per person. For more information or to register for the class please call the DRCB at 219-755-3683.

Child Support Calculator

Use this calculator to estimate weekly child support payments and produce forms for use in court.

Parenting Class - Porter & LaPorte County

The court requires all parents in cases of divorce, visitation, change of custody, and/or other domestic relations actions to complete the TransParenting program with Family Focus. The TransParenting program is a four (4) hour seminar in which both parents must attend and successfully complete in order for their divorce to be finalized.

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