Tag Archives: Family Law

LSC Releases 2010 Annual Report — Emphasises New Leadership and Collaborations

The new LSC report for 2010 is here. Note the following: From Jim Sandman’s President’s message, the emphasis on innovation and collaboration (page 3) My goals as LSC President are to increase funding for civil legal services; to maximize the … Continue reading

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Court Simplification — Steps to Reduce Costs and Intrustiveness of Family Investigators — An Interesting Pioneer Step By the Colorado Supreme Court

As reported by the Colorado Bar’s Legal Connection Blog, the Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice has modified, effective April 2011, the Directive on Child and Family Investigations, Chief Justice Directive 04-08. As the blog summarizes the changes they will: “Establish … Continue reading

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Justice Laurie Zelon Gets Award –Take a Look at the Powerful and Innovative Elkins Task Force Report on Family Courts in California

Many of you know Associate Justice Laurie Zelon of the California Court of Appeals. Given how hard she works for access to justice, and how much she contributes, I know hat you will be as pleased as me to hear … Continue reading

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