Report 2009-109 Recommendation 49 Responses

Report 2009-109: Sacramento and Marin Superior Courts: Both Courts Need to Ensure That Family Court Appointees Have Necessary Qualifications, Improve Administrative Policies and Procedures, and Comply With Laws and Rules (Release Date: January 2011)

Recommendation #49 To: Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento

To strengthen its processes related to minorís counsel fees, the Sacramento superior and family courts should take necessary steps to collect minorís counsel costs that accounting has paid improperly.

Agency Response*

The Sacramento Superior Court stated that overpayments to minorís counsel have either been billed or deducted from a subsequent invoice payment. (See 2013-406, p. 162)

  • Response Type†: 1-Year
  • Response Date: December 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented


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†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.

*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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