When people are called into court — like a parent whose kids have ended up in the justice system, or like a person who gets called in to deal with a problem — could we prepare them in a better way?
Give them strategies?
Give them orientation about what the timelines and key things are?
Give them red flags about what to avoid?
Almost like a map and counselor to make sure they’re on track and not doing anything that harms their own case and outcomes?