Judges now have discretion to backdate modification requests for child, spousal, partner, or family support orders during the state of emergency.
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.
November is Court Adoption and Permanency Month. Learn about events being held statewide.
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.
Did you know that May is National Foster Care Month? Learn about how one court-driven program makes an impact on the lives of foster youth.