Report 2009-109 Recommendation 43 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 #43 To: Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento

To strengthen its accounting process for California Family Code Section 3111 evaluations, the Sacramento Superior Court should update its process for collecting amounts it is owed for California Family Code 3111 evaluations.

1-Year Agency Response

The Sacramento Superior Court stated that it mailed out delinquent account notices. In addition, the court noted that the accounting unit will provide up to two delinquent account notices. Finally, the court stated it began using a private collection agency for those accounts it has been unsuccessful in collecting. (See 2013-406, p. 161)

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.