The Kentucky Court of Appeals (Telek v. Bucher) recently upheld a ruling by the Kenton Family Court that mandated the continued use of The Our Family Wizard shared parenting software designed to remove conflict and improve the lives of children affected by divorce.
The Our Family Wizard software has been so effective at providing divorced parents the ability to communicate online while coordinating schedules that judges in nearly all 50 states and three Canadian provinces have mandated parents in high-tension divorces utilize the Our Family Wizard to reduce conflict, lessen the stress on children, and help move costly cases out of the court system. Tens of thousands of families across the world have already used the site.
“The decision by the Kentucky Court of Appeals to uphold the use of our software is another positive step towards helping divorced parents work out co-parenting issues online through a neutral third-party,” said Our Family Wizard president and CEO Jainarain Kissoon. “Our Family Wizard helps reduce the chances for conflict and stress that negatively affect children of divorced parents.”
As demand for The Our Family Wizard Web site (www.ourfamilywizard.com) continues to grow, the company announced a new feature called OFWpay™, designed to facilitate shared expenses management. The new system allows divorced parents to keep financial information, such as expense requests, receipts, and reimbursement records, online in one central location. In addition, parents are able to make documented electronic payments and even transfer funds (without sharing bank information). The Our Family Wizard Web site is $99 per parent per year. The subscription includes access to private and shared family calendars that allow parents to record activities and even trade days; protected message boards; notifications and reminders; a family journal; and an expense log. Children and family professionals, such as counselors, are provided access to pertinent site information free of charge.
The Our Family Wizard is based in Minneapolis, MN. In 2001, founder Paul Volker turned to the Internet looking for a site designed to help him more effectively manage parenting time schedules between himself and his ex-wife. When he couldn’t find what he was looking for, he developed and launched OurFamilyWizard.com. The site provides the best possible schedule management tools for parents in divorced and separate households to allow them to communicate more effectively. To date, judges in nearly all 50 states and three Canadian Provinces have required parents in high-tension divorces to utilize the site to help reduce conflict and move costly cases out of the court system.