Press Release

Judge Robert R. Hofmann Elected to the NCJFCJ Board of Directors


Judge Robert HofmannThe National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Robert R. Hofmann, judge, 452nd District Court, Mason, Texas, to the NCJFCJ Board of Directors.

Judge Aurora Martinez Jones Elected to the NCJFCJ Board of Directors


Judge Aurora Martinez JonesThe National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Aurora Martinez Jones, associate judge, Travis County, Texas, to the NCJFCJ Board of Directors.

NCJFCJ Recognizes Innovation and Impact With 4th Annual Justice Innovation Awards

NCJFCJ Holds 81st Annual Conference

Maureen Sheeran, NCJFCJ Chief Program Officer, Announces Retirement


Mo SheeranMaureen “Mo” Sheeran, chief program officer for family violence and domestic relations programs at the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), has announced her retirement from the organization as of August 15.

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and the National Juvenile Defender Center Release Bench Card to Address Bias in Juvenile and Family Courts

 

The Honorable John J. Romero, Jr. Elected as President of the NCJFCJ


Judge John RomeroThe Honorable John J. Romero, Jr. of the Second Judicial District Court, Children’s Court Division in Albuquerque, N.M. was sworn in as 2018-2019 president of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) at the NCJFCJ 81st Annual Conference. He is the first president representing New Mexico in the organization’s 81 years.

Statement of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Regarding the Separation Policy at the U.S. Border


The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) deplores the wholesale separation of children from their parents at the U.S. border, without the due process of law, as a devastating tragedy. The fact that these children and families are detained in facilities without an opportunity to be heard in court is contrary to our country’s established rule of law.

NCJFCJ Announces Partnership with the National Association for Court Management


The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges(NCJFCJ) announced that it has partnered with the National Association for Court Management (NACM) to offer a dual membership discount for judicial officers and court management professionals.

The Honorable David E. Stucki Elected Deputy-President of the International Association of Youth and Family Judges and Magistrates


The Honorable David E. Stucki was elected deputy-president of the International Association of Youth and Family Judges and Magistrates (IAYFJM) during the 2018 World Congress on Justice for Children this week in Paris.