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08/04/17
Technical Assistance Bulletin
10 Maneras de Encontrar Ayuda para su Caso

Si usted es víctima de violencia doméstica y necesita ayuda legal, esta guía le ayudará a encontrar a alguien que le pueda ayudar con su caso. Puede que un abogado con conocimiento en violencia doméstica sea la mejor persona para ayudarle.…

08/04/17
Technical Assistance Bulletin
10 Pasos para Presentar Evidencia en la Corte

Cuando vaya al tribunal, le dará información (llamada “evidencia”) a un/a juez/a que decidirá su caso. Esta evidencia puede incluir información que usted u otra persona le dice al juez (“testimonio”) y también cosas como emails y mensajes de texto, documentos,…

08/01/17
Bench Card
Applying Principles of Adolescent Development in Delinquency Proc…

In partnership with the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC) and the State Justice Institute (SJI), the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) released the bench card Applying Principles of Adolescent Development in Delinquency…

08/01/17
Bench Card
Access to Juvenile Justice Irrespective of Sexual Orientation, Ge…

In partnership with the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC) and the State Justice Institute (SJI), the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) released the bench card Access to Juvenile Justice Irrespective of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression…

08/01/17
Publication
Custody and Visitation in Civil Protection Orders: Guiding Princi…

The board of directors of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges voted to adopt the principles and practices in this guide at their July 2017 meeting. Despite the fact that the majority…

04/24/17
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Deportation and Children

Although family courts and child welfare systems were created to protect families and to serve the best interests of children, recent immigration enforcement efforts have created an environment in which immigrant victims of domestic violence…

03/03/17
Publication
Developing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for School-Justice…

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) is a critical document in establishing coordinated efforts in a school-justice partnership. An MOU is a multilateral agreement among multiple parties intended to express a common vision and line of…

02/28/17
Publication
Addressing the Intersections of Juvenile Justice Involvement and …

The Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) released their new report, “Addressing the Intersections of Youth Homelessness and Juvenile Justice Involvement: Principles for Achieving Change.” This report details ways that key stakeholders such as State Advisory…

12/05/16
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Vision 21: Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth Guiding…

Vision 21: Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth Demonstration Initiative’s Guiding Principles are designed to guide efforts to develop and better align all of the systems of care that respond to the needs of…

10/26/16
Publication
Safe Havens: Lessons From a Decade of Change

While the need for supervised visitation and exchange for victims of domestic violence and their children had long been recognized, the Safe Havens Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Program (Safe Havens Program) provided a key…

10/25/16
Publication
Judicially-led Responses to the School Pathways to the Juvenile J…

The zero tolerance policies that were adopted by many local and state education agencies in the 1990s  had the unintended effect of unnecessarily introducing low-risk youth to the juvenile justice system for disruptive behaviors that…

10/13/16
Fact Sheet
31 Facts for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

May 22, 2017, marks the 80th Anniversary of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. For nearly a century, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges’ (NCJFCJ) mission to “improve the…