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The Department of Juvenile and Family Services (DJFS) assists Maryland’s courts in developing fair, effective, and efficient juvenile and family law systems. Working collaboratively with judges, magistrates, court administrators, and other court program managers, as well as with attorneys, justice partners, and other stakeholders, DJFS advances policies and best practices in the handling of juvenile and family law cases. DJFS creates informational juvenile and family law resources for the courts and the public, and it provides grant support for courts and court-related programs.

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