Families and Children

This section includes resources and program information in the areas of Family and Juvenile law.  It also includes conference materials and a comprehensive list of publications produced by the Center for Families, Children and the Courts (CFCC).

Of Current Interest

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of In re Gault As the 50th anniversary of this landmark case approaches, juvenile advocates celebrate the May 17, 1967 decision that affirmed right to counsel for juveniles and consider how to make that right a reality for all juveniles.

The Effects of Complex Trauma on Youth: Implications for School Discipline and Court-Involved Youth. 
This briefing provides an overview of the impact of trauma exposure on children’s development and the implications for both juvenile court and educational settings. Learn more About Truancy & School Discipline.

Family Law

Juvenile Law

Contact Info

Center for Families, Children & the Courts
Operations & Programs Division
Judicial Council of California
455 Golden Gate Avenue, 6th Floor
San Francisco, California

Fax: 415-865-7217
E-mail: cfcc@jud.ca.gov
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