The Role of Judges and Courts in a Family Justice Center

Created by the Alliance in December of 2008, this document outlines the roles of judges and courts in the FJC Model. The document explores the latter roles in correlation to advocacy and support related to effective and timely administration of justice, participation in the planning processes for Centers to facilitate coordinated services, the development of remote access to court for protection orders and related hearings, and referrals of petitioners to Family Justice Centers for advocacy and support.