Update Every Child Every Hearing, CFCC-2022-11-LV

Update: November 29, 2022
No Questions Received


The Judicial Council of California (“Judicial Council”), chaired by the Chief Justice of California, is the chief policy making agency of the California judicial system.  The California Constitution directs the Judicial Council to improve the administration of justice by surveying judicial business, recommending improvements to the courts, and making recommendations annually to the Governor and the Legislature.  The Judicial Council also adopts rules for court administration, practice, and procedure, and performs other functions prescribed by law.  The Judicial Council’s Court Operations and Services Division, Center for Families, Children & the Courts (“CFCC”) supports programs in court settings that improve practice and services for children, youth, parents, families, and other court users.

This request seeks a proposal to update the Every Child/Every Hearing booklet. This booklet was created in 2007 and has not been updated since. The updates to this publication will include changes in statute, additional legal requirements, and updated legal citations. The preferential contractor will be a law school with a focus on juvenile law proceedings that has faculty with more than 10 years of experience in juvenile dependency law or an attorney or attorney law firm that has over 10 years of experience in practicing juvenile dependency law.
The Judicial Council seeks the services of a person or an entity, such as a law school, with expertise in juvenile law to create the 2nd edition of Every Child/Every hearing booklet.

The contractor will be expected to meet with Judicial Council staff, consult with the California Foster Care Ombudsman Office, and review the content of the Booklet. It is currently a 15-page pdf document, that includes legal citations. Contractor must create an outline of changes, provide a draft of the changes and the final changes by September 30, 2023.

Questions regarding this RFP must be directed to solicitations@jud.ca.gov and must be received no later than November 21, 2022  by 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time.
Emailed proposals are required for this RFP and must be delivered to solicitations@jud.ca.gov

Proposers must submit their Technical and Cost proposals in separate email attachments to the Solicitations Mailbox at solicitations@jud.ca.gov and must be received no later than December 6, 2022 by 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

Submission acceptance of proposals will be based on the date and time the email proposals are received by the Judicial Council.
Emails must be received prior to the due date and time or the proposal will not be accepted.

Further details regarding the solicitation are set forth in the RFP No. CFCC-2022-11-LV and related documents provided below.

RFP: Notice of Cancellation for Every Child Every Hearing HR-2022-11-LV

RFP: Update Every Child Every Hearing