Family Counseling & Reconciliation

Family Counseling & Reconciliation has been created in Shari’a Courts according to Presidential regulations from Late Martyr President Yasser Arafat in 03\01\2004.

Family Counseling & Reconciliation exercise their work in all Shari’a Courts distributed in provinces of the country, which helped to strengthen family ties and reduce community conflicts, Family Counseling & Reconciliation department achieved tremendous achievements and breakthroughs through reduction of marital disputes and divorce, which made Palestine with the lowest rate of divorce compared with Muslims and Arab countries.

Family Counseling & Reconciliation is connected and followed directly to the supreme Judge office to facilitate their work through daily guidance by the Supreme Judge

Family Counseling & Reconciliation department work process as follows:

1.The supreme judge transfer daily cases and legal suits concerns family disputes to Family counseling department.

2.After transferring cases officially from the Supreme judge to Family Counseling & Reconciliation department , Family counseling department attempts to solve dispute and make agreements between disputers, These cases are addressed as fully confidential and impartiality .

Family Counseling & Reconciliation workers may not find solutions that satisfy both sides of disputers, and then the case is transferred to judiciary to continue legal procedures in the case.