Report 2009-109 Recommendation 47 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 #47 To: Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento

To strengthen its processes related to minorís counsel fees, the Sacramento superior and family courts should make certain that accounting follows the appropriate court policy when reviewing minorís counsel costs and that accounting does not pay costs that the policy does not allow.

1-Year Agency Response

The Sacramento superior and family courts stated that the accounting staff continue to follow the court policy so that only costs permitted by that policy are paid. (See 2013-406, p. 162)

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.