How you can help

By donating to the NCJFCJ, you help us inform the field of juvenile and family law, and hence to protect and heal those that need us most – the children, families and victims that come before our nation’s juvenile and family courts.

About Us

The NCJFCJ is devoted to ensure justice for every family and every child in courts throughout the country. We are one of the largest and oldest judicial membership organizations in the nation, serving an estimated 30,000 professionals in domestic relations, and the juvenile and family justice system.

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Conference & Workshops

Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases Workshop

Louisville, Kentucky
Jun 25 - 28
Conference & Workshops

80th Annual Conference

Washington, D.C.
Jul 16 - 19
Conference & Workshops

Enhancing Judicial Skills in Elder Abuse Cases Workshop

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Aug 13 - 16
Conference & Workshops

Judicial Institute on Teen Dating Violence

Phoenix, Arizona
Nov 6 - 8

Judith T. Horgan Elected to NCJFCJ Board of Directors

(Reno, Nev.) – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Judith...


The Honorable Karen Aileen Howze (Ret.), District of Columbia Superior Court, Joins the NCJFCJ

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges’ (NCJFCJ) has named District of Columbia...


NCJFCJ 80th Annual Conference Highlight: Court Security

Court security continues to be an important issue that many communities take for granted until the...

Our impact

judges educated through conferences, workshops, webinars and technical assistance
years of service to the lives of families and children who seek justice
courts in our network that hear child welfare and juvenile justice cases
visits to NCJJ's Statistical Briefing Book

Recent publications

The NCJFCJ and its research division, the NCJJ, provides the nation’s courts with the latest information on a wide variety of issues affecting children and families. We publish resources such as monographs, journals, bench cards, bulletins, briefs and more.

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