Report 2009-109 Recommendation 48 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 #48 To: Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento

To strengthen its processes related to minorís counsel fees, the Sacramento superior and family courts should take the steps necessary to confirm that accounting does not make duplicate or erroneous payments to minorís counsel.

1-Year Agency Response

The Sacramento superior and family courts stated that the accounting staff implemented the procedures for processing minorís counsel invoices and have taken steps to assure the duplicate payments are not remitted to minorís counsel. (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.