The Modern Family Court Judge

A family court judge makes some of the most difficult and important decisions, yet these judges are often undervalued. Specialized judicial education is often inadequate, as the legal profession and judicial peers fail to acknowledge the broad expertise required to do the job well.

Honoring Families is working to highlight the specialized knowledge, qualities, and skills that family court judges need to succeed—and aims to help legal professionals and the bench reprioritize and better value their critical role.

Family court judges make significant decisions affecting our nation's families, yet these judges are often undervalued—even by their peers on the...