Report 2009-109 Recommendation 49 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 #49 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 necessary steps to collect minorís counsel costs that accounting has paid improperly.

1-Year Agency Response

The Sacramento Superior Court stated that overpayments to minorís counsel have either been billed or deducted from a subsequent invoice payment. (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.