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Start Date Friday, August 9, 2019
End Date:
Friday, August 9, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) released its latest resolution regarding animal cruelty and its link to other forms of violence. Empirical research demonstrates a direct link between animal cruelty and interpersonal violence including intimate partner abuse, child abuse, juvenile justice, and elder abuse. Ninety-nine percent of pet owners consider their animals...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect, Research, Domestic Violence, Family Law, Juvenile Justice, Press Release
Post date: August 9, 2019
Start Date Friday, August 9, 2019
End Date:
Friday, August 9, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Ramona A. Gonzalez, presiding judge, State of Wisconsin Circuit Court, to president of the NCJFCJ Board of Directors. “The NCJFCJ has been fortunate to have Judge Ramona A. Gonzalez as an active and highly-sought after judicial expert in educating her peers on matters that affect our most vulnerable population – the...
Category:
Press Release
Post date: August 9, 2019
Start Date Thursday, June 13, 2019
End Date:
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) and its project partners are pleased to announce that six sites have been selected to participate in the Firearms Technical Assistance Project (FTAP), a project designed to help communities implement policies, protocols, and promising practices to prevent abusers from having access to firearms in domestic violence cases. Through...
Category:
Domestic Violence, Family Law
Post date: June 4, 2019
Start Date Wednesday, May 29, 2019
End Date:
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Body Focuses on Active Military Families in the Court System The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced today that it has launched a website for their project, the National Resource Center on Military-connected Families and the Courts for active duty military members and their families with cases in the juvenile and family court system.     Many overseas conflicts in...
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Military Families
Post date: May 28, 2019
Start Date Wednesday, May 8, 2019
End Date:
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Location
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Body May is National Drug Court Month! The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) celebrates the success of adult drug courts, juvenile drug treatment courts, family dependency treatment courts, tribal healing to wellness courts, DWI courts, and veterans’ treatment courts across the U.S.  Juvenile drug treatment courts (JDTCs) in particular serve a critical role in helping...
Category:
Substance Abuse
Post date: May 8, 2019
Start Date Monday, April 22, 2019
End Date:
Monday, April 22, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) is proud to announce John D. Etchemendy as program director for their Family Violence and Domestic Relations program. Etchemendy is a veteran and fourth generation northern Nevadan with a reputation and experience as a passionate advocate for domestic and sexual violence victims. He has more than 20 years of experience working in...
Category:
Domestic Violence, Press Release
Post date: April 22, 2019
Start Date Thursday, April 11, 2019
End Date:
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Location
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Body                  Momentum building to ensure that courts meet the 21st Century needs of families In an important step toward making family courts more user-friendly and less adversarial, the Conference of Chief Justices (CCJ) has adopted new guidelines to help courts evolve to meet changing needs and expectations. The new principles seek to make family courts less adversarial, more efficient—...
Category:
Press Release
Post date: April 10, 2019
Start Date Tuesday, April 9, 2019
End Date:
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Paul Georgeson, Esq., Vice President and Senior Counsel, Eldorado Resorts, Inc. to the NCJFCJ Board of Directors. “In addition to my legal career and interest in the administration of justice, I am also passionate about the issues that affect children and families,” said Georgeson. “I am excited to contribute my...
Category:
Press Release
Post date: April 8, 2019
Start Date Wednesday, April 3, 2019
End Date:
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has selected eight new courts to join their Implementation Sites Project, which helps to improve outcomes for abused and neglected children and their families.   The NCJFCJ Implementation Sites Project, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, provides child abuse and...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect
Post date: April 3, 2019
Start Date Tuesday, March 26, 2019
End Date:
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) released its latest resolution regarding sex offender requirements for youth under the age of 18. Research shows that placing youth on sex offender registries does not advance public safety and can actually make communities less safe. Research also shows that re-offending rates for youth who offend sexually are extremely low and...
Category:
Juvenile Justice, Press Release
Post date: March 26, 2019

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