Report 2009-109 Recommendation 40 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 #40 To: Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento

To ensure that it provides transparency for the parties in family court cases, the Sacramento Superior Court should develop a local rule that defines its process for receiving, reviewing, and resolving complaints against private mediators and evaluators.

1-Year Agency Response

The Sacramento Superior Court adopted a local rule related to the complaint process for private mediators and evaluators. The local rule became effective on January 1, 2012. (See 2013-406, p. 160)

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.