In each county having a population over one hundred thousand according to the latest federal decennial census, the court of common pleas may appoint one or more conciliation counselors to assist the court in carrying out its functions under this chapter. Conciliation counselors shall do any of the following, as the court may direct:
(A) Confer with the parties to conciliation proceedings, and make recommendations concerning such proceedings to the conciliation judge;
(B) Hold hearings in conciliation cases;
(C) Cause such statistics to be compiled, reports to be made, and records to be kept, as may be relevant to the work of the court in conciliation cases;
(D) Provide such other assistance as may be relevant to the work of the court in conciliation cases.
Effective Date: 11-19-1969 .