The state of Nevada recognizes the lasting impact divorce can have on children. Therefore, because the best interest of the child is a high priority for family courts, the state of Nevada has introduced classes to help parents aid their children through the transition. COPE is the mandatory class that the Nevada family court requires for any divorce that involves children. These classes are ordered by the court and aimed to assist parents with the necessary tools to help them lessen the stress and the impact of the divorce on the children. The COPE class reinforces parenting tools such as:.