California Government Code

Sec. § 68553


(a)

The Judicial Council shall establish judicial training programs for judges, referees, commissioners, mediators, and others who are deemed appropriate who perform duties in family law matters.

(b)

The training shall include a family law session in any orientation session conducted for newly appointed or elected judges and an annual training session in family law.

(c)

The training shall include instruction in all aspects of family law, including effects of gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation on family law proceedings, the economic effects of dissolution on the involved parties, and, on and after July 1, 1994, the effects of allegations of child abuse or neglect made during family law proceedings.
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