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  487.060.  Family court administrator — duties — compensation. — 1.  In each circuit having a family court, on approval of the majority of the circuit judges and associate circuit judges en banc, the court may employ a person to perform the functions of a family court administrator.

  2.  The family court administrator shall serve the function of administering the support services of the family court, provided the responsibilities and duties of the circuit clerks and the court administrators shall continue to be performed by the circuit clerk or court administrator currently vested with those responsibilities and duties.  The duties of the family court administrator may include the following:

  (1)  To contract for or employ other personnel, including clinical psychologists, social workers, mediators, support enforcement staff and a legal staff;

  (2)  To oversee, supervise and administer the services of the family court, such as the ordering and preparation of home studies, mediation services, psychological services and counseling;

  (3)  To enter into cooperative agreements with other circuits for various court services and facilities, with the prior approval of the circuit and associate circuit judges en banc in the respective circuits.  



This section shall allow family court administrators, where it is efficient, to join together with other circuits that have a family court to contract for common facilities, such as detention facilities or other services for the efficient operation of the family court.

  3.  The salaries and benefits of personnel transferred into the family court pursuant to the provisions of sections 487.180 and 487.190 shall be funded according to the provisions of sections 487.180 and 487.190.


(L. 1993 H.B. 346 § 4)

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