Administrative Order Number 12
Disbursement of Administrative Funds
This Order is effective January 1, 2011 and to remain in effect until further order of this Court.
Pursuant to the purpose and intent of the Family Court of the 25th Judicial Circuit, Judge Tracy L. Storie, Presiding Judge, hereby makes the following orders. The Family Court Coordinator is directed to disburse upon request of any Associate Judge, accompanied by proper documentation, or upon order from the Presiding Judge, the following:
- 1. Reimbursement for mileage for meetings and coordination efforts to further the purposes and goals of the Family Court of the 25th Judicial Circuit under the policies and procedures of OSCA reimbursement policies.
- 2. Reimbursement for meals, rooms and conference fees associated with education meetings, organizational meetings and other ongoing meetings in conjunction with the efforts to establish and maintain an effective Family Court for the 25th Judicial Circuit.
- 3. Pay up to the sum of $750.00 per calendar year for the Administrative Judge of the Family Court for the 25th Judicial Circuit for fees to maintain membership in The American Bar Association, The Missouri Bar Association, AFCC and/ or The National Council of Law and Family Court Judges. In making this expenditure, the Presiding Judge recognizes the importance of maintaining ties with reputable national organizations so that current data on the successful implementation and administration of family courts is available to the Administrative Judge.
- 4. Reimburse travel expenditures of sums up to $750.00 for any Judge in the 25th Judicial Circuit to attend any educational session not otherwise reimbursable by the Office of State Court Administrator. The purpose of this reimbursement policy is to be able to partially reimburse those Judges serving as Family Court Judges who are required to obtain additional CLE hours on an annual basis. Travel expenditures in excess of $750.00 by any Family Court Judge shall be paid out only upon authorization and approval by the Presiding Judge.