Family Law

Judicial Leadership and Trauma-Informed Courts, Part 2

Managing the Impact of the Work and Judicial Self-Care, Part 1

NCJFCJ Recognizes National Crime Victims' Rights Week 2018

NCJFCJ Creates Memorial Fund in Honor of Judge Richard J. FitzGerald

Judge Richard J. FitzGerald Memorial Scholarship FundThe National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced today that the nonprofit organization would start a memorial scholarship fund in honor of the nationally recognized leader and juvenile and family law pioneer, Judge Richard J. FitzGerald.

2018 Managing Challenging Family Law Cases: A Practical Approach

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NCJFCJ 80th Annual Conference Highlight: Court Security

Washoe County Judge Chuck Weller
Court security continues to be an important issue that many communities take for granted until the unthinkable happens. Most often we believe a test of court security will happen during a criminal case. However, far too often the unpredictable and emotionally charged family court cases are those that require a new examination of security.

One of 2017's Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs, Sixto Cancel, to Deliver Session on Rethinking Permanency at 80th Annual Conference


Call for Nominations! NCJFCJ's 2017 Justice Innovation Awards

Justice Innovations Award

The 3rd Annual Justice Innovation Awards will take place during the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges' (NCJFCJ) 80th Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. at the Grand Hyatt, July 16-19, 2017.
During the conference, the NCJFCJ will recognize honorees who innovatively rethink, reimagine and redefine justice for children and families, thus advancing the NCJFCJ’s vision—a society in which every family and child has access to fair, equal, effective and timely justice.
The NCJFCJ Justice Innovation Awards will present the following two awards:

Erwin Chemerinsky to Deliver Opening Keynote at 80th Annual Conference

Professor Erwin Chemerinsky

Nationally renowned legal scholar Professor Erwin Chemerinsky to deliver opening keynote