4-908. Committee on Children and Family Law.

Intent:

To establish the responsibilities of the committee.
 

Applicability:

The rule shall apply the committee.
 

Statement of the Rule:

The Committee on Children and Family Law shall:

(1) discuss problems in the administration of justice in family law, such as programmatic and geographic voids in services, procedural reforms, and the unmet legal needs of children and families;

(2) develop and recommend solutions, including rules and statutes, to those problems, excluding structural reorganization of the courts;

(3) supervise and assist in implementing solutions;

(4) provide a forum for debate on political and policy issues facing public and private institutions in their effort to deliver services to children and families;

(5) develop and recommend a model and role for community-based councils on children and family law and a model for their relationship to the standing committee; and

(6) supervise and assist in establishing community-based councils.