March 29th Judiciary Committee Hearing On Ab 2098

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March 29th Judiciary Committee Hearing On Ab 2098
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Center for Judicial Excellence says
OUR HEARING IS ON TUES! Please share this event with your networks to help us spread the word and fill the room with advocates for court reform. Wear your red STOP COURT CRIMES t-shirts and bring friends to show popular support for this important new bill! We will have shirts available for a reduced $15 membership fee.

Make it a doubleheader and come for tomorrow's CJP Oversight Hearing! Please RSVP separately to both FB events.

We are working toward the goal of giving younger children a voice in family courts regarding their wishes for custody and visitation. AB 2098 would allow children ages 10 - 14 to speak to the family court judge in their parents' divorce or separation case. We led the charge back in 2010 to pass historic legislation with then-Assemblywoman Fiona Ma that created California's current law, which allows children 14 and older to speak to a judge. We know that this law has helped some abused children be protected from abuse and reunited with their safe parent. This important new bill would enable younger California children the same right to speak to the judge that those 14 and older have, and it will help reduce Adverse Childhood Experiences, which the Legislature resoundingly supports.

What: Judiciary Committee Hearing on AB 2098
When: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 9:00am.
Where: Room 4202 of the State Capitol Building (1315 10th Street Sacramento, CA 95814)
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By: Center for Judicial Excellence

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