For 19 years, the Judicial Council has recognized the ongoing efforts and achievements of juvenile courts and their justice partners to improve the outcomes for families and children in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.
On November 7, the Superior Court of San Bernardino County and Children's Family Services held their 20th annual Adoption Finalization Day at the Ontario Convention Center. Judge Marshall and his colleagues helped finalize 89 adoptions.
The Judicial Council on Thursday voted to proclaim November “Court Adoption and Permanency Month," when many California courts will dedicate extra courtrooms and judges to settling large numbers of adoption cases.
The Judicial Council at its May 18-19 business meeting approved recommendations to temporarily modify how it distributes funding to small courts for court-appointed attorneys in juvenile dependency cases.