California Family Law: Elkins Task Force

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February 16th, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

The “Elkins Task Force” has been set up to help correct problems in the family law courts in California.

The next Elkins Family Law Task Force meeting is on Tuesday, February 24, 2009, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This meeting will be at the following location:

Department of Water & Power
111 N. Hope Street, Lower Level
Los Angeles, California 90012

Time for in person public comment will be 11:45 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

If you would like to address the task force during this time, please click here.

More detailed information on it can be found at the Elkins Task Force Web Site.

If you are interested in providing public comment, please consider the following methods:

  1. e-mail or send your written suggestion or comments at any time to [email protected], OR

  2. fill out the Public Input Survey web form, OR

  3. e-mail or send your written comments on recommendations posted under Invitation to Comment related to the Elkins Family Law Task Force at: that will be circulated for public comment in the latter part of 2009, OR

  4. comment in person at public hearings to be scheduled in the latter part of 2009 to provide feedback on proposed recommendations, OR

  5. comment in person at task force meetings as time permits, where members of the public may present their suggestions to the Task Force. The time for your testimony will be 3 minutes or less, depending on the number of individuals appearing. Please feel free to e-mail, send, or fax your written statement in advance. You may not discuss or request comment on specific cases or any individual.

Further Reading

New Statewide Task Force Appointed to Improve Fairness, Efficiency in California Family Law Cases

Family Law Task Force getting flak for recruitment, ‘insider’ panelists

Letter to the Editor regarding Elkins Task Force

Children’s Rights Council San Diego letter to Elkins Task Force

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