PCTJ: An Alternative to Courtroom Litigation

PCTJ: An Alternative to Courtroom Litigation

PCTJ stands for Privately Compensated Temporary Judge. The PCTJ process is an alternative to proceeding in traditional court in which the PCTJ essentially steps into the role of a Superior Court judicial officer to make binding decisions related to family law cases.

ATROS: WHAT ARE THEY?

ATROS: WHAT ARE THEY?

Family law attorneys use the term “ATROs” to refer to Automatic Temporary Restraining Orders that are summarized on the back of a summons for a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage or Domestic Partnership, Legal Separation, or Nullity of Marriage.