LAR 0.6 JUVENILE COURT AND FAMILY LAW DEPARTMENT (a) Generally. There shall be a juvenile court and family law department of the court, in which shall be heard all matters arising under the juvenile and family laws. Every judge is designated a judge of the family and juvenile court. The juvenile court judge shall be determined according to a yearly rotation list provided by the court administrator, with 12 month terms beginning on January 1 of each year. The term of the juvenile court judge may be extended by agreement of the juvenile court judge and the next judge in line on the rotation list, in which case the judge surrendering their place in the rotation shall drop to the end of the rotation schedule. Amended effective 1/1/99 (b) Assignment. The presiding judge shall assign judges or commissioners as needed to hear matters in the family law department and in the juvenile court department subject to the approval of the juvenile court judge. (c) Sessions of Juvenile Court. Regular sessions of the juvenile court department shall be held as provided by local juvenile court rules. (d) Sessions of Family Law. Regular sessions of the family law department shall be as provided by local court rules. (e) Rules. The juvenile court shall make rules for the conduct of business of the department subject to the approval of a majority of the judges. (f) Revision. Revision of orders and judgments by a commissioner in the juvenile court shall be heard by the juvenile court judge.
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