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The Vision of the Department of Juvenile and Family Services is for every child and family in Maryland to have access to fair, efficient, effective, and timely justice.

The Mission of the Department of Juvenile and Family Services is to provide Maryland’s juvenile and family law judges, magistrates, court staff, attorneys, related agencies, and non-profit partners with information, technical assistance, and resources to improve the experiences and outcomes for the children and families who interact with Maryland’s court system. 

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