All identifying information for each party will be kept confidential and not disclosed to any party unless authorized in writing by that party, or ordered by the court. Communication between monitor and the parties is not confidential and not protected by any legal privilege. However, the monitor will, whenever possible, attempt to safeguard the privacy of all parties. Further, the monitor is specifically required under Alabama State law to report to the appropriate agency information learned from any party or observed during visitation regarding the following:
• Child abuse and neglect, including physical abuse and sexual abuse.
• Dependent adult or elderly abuse, including physical abuse, sexual assult, neglect, abandonment, and fiduciary abuse.
• Intent to harm oneself or others.