Found 37 results for "Gregory Halemba"
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 …
Washtenaw County Trial Court Family Division/Juvenile Center On-Site Technical Assistance Report
Patrick Griffin, Gregory Halemba, Doug Thomas
This document reports on the results of a technical assistance project conducted by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, to conduct a site visit and review a number of operational areas in the Juvenile Center of the Washtenaw County (Ann Arbor), Michigan, Trial Court/Family Division. This report summarizes the general impressions formed, recommends improvements in several areas, and provides additional information and resources to help the Court in following those recommendations. Areas for improvement include: …
An Assessment of the Nevada Juvenile Justice System: Final Report
Gene Siegel, James Riggs, Gregory Halemba, Lynn Ryan-MacKenzie
This report highlights the positive accomplishments and ongoing challenges faced by Nevada's policy makers and professionals involved in juvenile justice, and includes specific recommendations for the future. Sections of the document offer findings and recommendations in the following areas: 1) Youth incarceration practices; 2) Overcrowding at county detention centers; 3) Commitment and sentencing practices; 4) Intermediate sanctions and interventions; 5) Minority youth in Nevada’s juvenile justice system; 6) Gender-specific programming; 7) Substance abuse programs; …
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.
A Study of the Quality of Purchased Legal Assistance for Children in Maryland
Patrick Griffin, Gregory Halemba
This report was published in 2000 by the National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) and offers the final report of a study on the quality of purchased legal assistance for Maryland children. NCJJ's research on this began when the Maryland Judiciary's Foster Care Court Improvement Project (FCCIP) commissioned them to study Maryland's method of obtaining legal assistance for children involved in the Children in Need of Assistance (CINA) and Termination of Parental Rights (TPR) …
Screening at Intake for Related Family Cases
Gregory Halemba, Hunter Hurst IV, Imogene Montgomery
This bulletin reports on a study of delinquency and dependency cases in several Ohio counties to determine the level of court involvement of adult family members.
Pima County Model Court Project Summary of Follow-up Assessment
Gregory Halemba, Gene Siegel
The Pima County (Tucson, AZ) Model Court Project was an ambitious pilot effort to improve the timeliness and content of judicial proceedings in cases involving abused, neglected and dependent children. This project was intended to 'front-load' the court process, which refers to setting in place procedures to ensure that all parties to court proceedings begin actively participating at the earliest point possible and doing all they can to minimize the length of time children …
Douglas County Juvenile Court Case Processing Study Final Report
This is the final report on a project, conducted by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, focused on Douglas County (NE) Juvenile Court's handling of delinquency/status and neglect/dependency cases. The authors suggest that the Court should consider instituting a number of changes in the way hearings are scheduled and cases are processed. In all, ten recommendations are discussed in this report.
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 …
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.