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Contracted Family Law Facilitator / Self-Help Center Attorney

Hanford, CA Contract
Posted on July 29, 2018

Contracted Family Law Facilitator / Self-Help Center Attorney

Superior Court of Kings County has an opening for a full-time Family Law Facilitator/Self-Help Center Attorney. This is a contract position. Salary is commensurate with experience and is negotiable.

Job Opportunity

The Superior Court of California, County of Kings, has one full-time position (4½ to 5 days a week) for a Staff Attorney for the Family Law Facilitator / Self-Help Center program; this position is located at the Hanford Courthouse and is a non-benefited position.

Position Summary

This is a Family Law Facilitator / Self Help Center Attorney position under the general direction of the Presiding Judge or Court Executive Officer. This professional level position is responsible for the oversight and day-to-day operation of programs providing legal services to litigants not represented by counsel. The incumbent is responsible for all the work undertaken by the Family Law Facilitator’s Office and the Self Help Center. The Family Law Facilitator provides services mandated by Family Code 10000-10012. As the Family Law Facilitator, the incumbent facilitates and expedites family law proceedings related to child support, spousal support, paternity establishment and disestablishment, and health care insurance and expenses. As the Staff Attorney for the Self-Help Center, the incumbent facilitates and expedites proceedings related to dissolution, legal separation, nullity, parentage, child custody and visitation, property division, step-parent adoption, domestic violence restraining orders, probate guardianships, and answers to limited civil actions, unlawful detainers, small claims, and conservatorships. The incumbent also recommends, develops, implements and coordinates all aspects of the Court’s public access and outreach efforts.