Report 2009-109 Recommendation 25 Responses

Report 2009-109: Sacramento and Marin Superior Courts: Both Courts Need to Ensure That Family Court Appointees Have Necessary Qualifications, Improve Administrative Policies and Procedures, and Comply With Laws and Rules (Release Date: January 2011)

Recommendation #25 To: Superior Court of California, County of Marin

To ensure that the FCS mediators are qualified, the Marin superior and family courts should retain documentation in the FCS mediators’ official personnel files to demonstrate that they met the minimum qualifications.

1-Year Agency Response

The Marin superior and family courts adopted a policy requiring FCS mediators to submit annually their original certificates of training for retention in their official personnel files. (See 2013-406, p. 157)

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2009-109

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.