Found 32 results for "Hunter Hurst IV"
Ohio Family Court Pilot Assessment: Lorain County Pilot: Case Management Conferences in Divorces
Hunter Hurst IV
This document presents an assessment of a pilot project in the Lorain County Domestic Relations Court to establish procedures and programs to enhance the coordination and efficient management of family cases in the local court system. An important goal of the model project was to revise local juvenile and domestic court rules into 'family court rules' that would enhance the court's ability to manage its domestic and juvenile caseload in a timely and efficient …
Ohio Family Court Feasibility Study: Summary of Major Recommendations
Gregory Halemba, Hunter Hurst IV, Richard Gable
This is a summary of recommendations resulting from a report prepared for the Supreme Court of Ohio. The Family Court Feasibility Study was an in-depth examination of court proceedings in a wide range of family matters over which a 'family court' may assume jurisdiction. Family matters herein are defined as legal proceedings involving delinquency, dependency, divorce and dissolution, child custody, visitation, child support, adoption, guardianship and domestic violence.
Northampton County (Easton, PA) Juvenile Court On-Site Recommendations and Report
Hunter Hurst IV
This report provides the results of a three-day juvenile court assessment conducted in December 2004 by the National Center for Juvenile Justice for the Northampton County (Easton, PA) Juvenile Court. The focus of the project was the Court's handling of abuse, neglect, and abandonment cases. This report summarizes basic impressions formed during the site visit, places them in the context of Pennsylvania's overall Court Improvement Program, and offers eleven recommendations for further court …
Minorities in Pennsylvania's Juvenile Justice System
Hunter Hurst IV, Susanna Zawacki
This report summarizes the main points that emerge from analysis of various databases for 2001, including three- and thirteen-year trends in disproportionate minority contact (DMC).
Lorain County (OH) Family Court Pilot Project: Processing of Children Services Cases
Hunter Hurst IV, Gregory Halemba
The Lorain County (OH) participated in Ohio's Family Court Feasibility Study. As part of that initiative, the National Center for Juvenile Justice reviewed the County's practices in handling its child welfare cases, and made recommendations on incorporating best practices, and produced this report for the County.
Juveniles Facing Criminal Sanctions: Three States That Changed the Rules
Patricia Torbet, Patrick Griffin, Hunter Hurst IV, Lynn Rayn-MacKenzie
This report examines the use made of adult criminal sanctions by three states: Minnesota, New Mexico, and Wisconsin. The case studies detail each state's approach to reform, their significance, and their impact on the juvenile and criminal justice systems. The report summarizes the lessons learned from the case studies that could be useful to policymakers considering similar reform. [MORELINK]
Interim Assessment of The Pima County Model Court Project: Final Report
Gregory Halemba, Gene Siegel, Hunter Hurst IV
This document, published in February 1998 by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, offers an interim assessment of the Pima County Model Court Project in (Tucson) Arizona. According to the introduction, 'This report examines the first eight months of this pilot effort and provides an assessment of the degree to which court proceedings in child abuse, neglect and dependency cases (herein referred to as dependency cases) have improved; describes how the model court pilot …
Features of a Full Service Family Court
Gregory Halemba, Hunter Hurst IV
This article, which appears in the Fall 2001 issue of Ohio Family Court Bulletin, offers a discussion of the features of a full service family court and highlights various initiatives undertaken by four pilot initiatives in Ohio that, according to the authors, approach a range of practice that should be present in family courts. These pilot initiatives, which are located in Clermont, Lorain, Fayette and Mercer counties, were funded in 1999 by the Supreme …
Family Courts in the United States, 1996: Statute, Court Rule, and Practice Analysis: Technical Assistance Monograph
Hunter Hurst IV, Linda Szymanski
Provides state profiles of family court activity across the country. Limited practice detail is included for jurisdictions where the statutory or court rule evidence for the existence of a 'family court' or a family court initiative is lacking or unclear. In addition, a simple scheme for classifying family court activity across the United States is provided and a one-page national snapshot that features a summary of the issue and a map pictorial are provided.
Family Courts in the United States (2003)
Hunter Hurst IV
This brief report, updated for 2003, provides a summary of family court concepts and issues, and contains a map showing the states with a unified family court.