Report 2009-109 Recommendation 25 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 #25 To: Superior Court of California, County of Marin

To ensure that the FCS mediators are qualified, the Marin superior and family courts should retain documentation in the FCS mediators’ official personnel files to demonstrate that they met the minimum qualifications.

Agency Response*

The Marin superior and family courts adopted a policy requiring FCS mediators to submit annually their original certificates of training for retention in their official personnel files. (See 2013-406, p. 157)

  • Response Type†: 1-Year
  • Response Date: December 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2009-109

†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.

*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.

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