(a) For good cause shown, the court may terminate or modify the parenting coordinator appointment upon motion of either party at the request of the parenting coordinator, upon the agreement of the parties and the parenting coordinator, or by the court on its own motion. Good cause includes any of the following:
(1) Lack of reasonable progress over a significant period of time despite the best efforts of the parties and the parenting coordinator.
(2) A determination that the parties no longer need the assistance of a parenting coordinator.
(3) Impairment on the part of a party that significantly interferes with the party's participation in the process.
(4) The parenting coordinator is unable or unwilling to continue to serve.
(b) If the parties agreed to the appointment of the parenting coordinator under G.S. 50-91(a), the court may terminate or modify the appointment according to that agreement or according to a subsequent agreement by the parties. (2005-228, s. 1.)
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