To make its conflict-of-interest process more effective, the Sacramento FCS should update its conflict-of-interest policy to match its practice of identifying cases that could present a real or perceived conflict of interest, including cases involving court employees, and to include its current practice of documenting potential conflicts of interest in the FCS files.
The Sacramento Family Court updated its policy to document its current practice of identifying cases that could present an actual or perceived conflict of interest. The court also stated it implemented a process to maintain records pertaining to conflicts of interest in the FCS case files. (See 2013-406, p. 163)
Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.