Hon. Elizabeth R. Feffer See Rating Details
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What others have said about Hon. Elizabeth R. Feffer


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Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA5991
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Ms. Feffer is biased (towards defendants) and lacks the intellectual capability required of someone who is a Judge. Ms. Feffer is UNFIT to sit on the bench and needs to be removed post haste. It appears that most agree with this assessment.

Court Staff

Comment #: CA5417
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Judge Feffer's father-in-law is a judge. That is how Liz got her judgeship. She is protected by
his connection within LASC.
I agree, Liz should be stripped of her position.
Liz does not possesses any good quality to be a judge.

Other

Comment #: CA5416
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Judge Feffer's father-in-law is a judge. That is how Liz got her judgeship. She is protected by
his connection within LASC.
I agree, Liz should be stripped of her position.
Liz does not possesses any good quality to be a judge.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA5414
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Whoever appointed Elizabeth Feffer to be a judge
should apology to people In Los Angeles County.
She does not understand what justice for all means!
People in Los Angeles need to stand up and remove Feffer from Los Angeles Superior Court.
She is arrogant, lazy, biased, and one of the worst judges in history in Los Angeles Judicial System.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA5413
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Sorry for your unfortunate experience. She is lazy and
arrogant. Bad traits for any judge to have.

Court Staff

Comment #: CA5410
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
You asked what happened to Judge Elizabeth R. Feffer? She is still making outrageous, biased, and absurd rulings and destroying people's live daily at the Los Angeles Superior Court Civil Division.
Whoever organized her recall campaign, please do it again. We need to remove Feffer out of Los Angeles courts all together, not just from family court.
Feffer does not read her documents, do not know all the facts when she make her decisions. Feffer is disgrace to Judicial System..
Anyone who defends Feffer really do not know the facts. Feffer is unfit to be a judge!!

Litigant

Comment #: CA5236
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Do you have ANY idea how screwed over one must feel to take the time to actually research a judge on the internet and seek out a common conflict others around you might be feeling as well?? This witch has countless complaints surrounding her. Is she even remotely "Afraid" of walking to her car at the end of the day in a parking garage? God forgive the judicial system with this trash

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA5064
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Feffer started her reign of terror in family court. She is still one of the most notoriously cruel and biased judges ever to serve in that capacity. Fight for change through through the new "Divorce Corp" Forum. Join the movement and make your voice heard. There are smart, dedicated people trying to make change in the way the judiciary works.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA5062
Rating:1.0
Comments:
One of the worst judges I have come across in 15 years of practice in LASC. Bad temperment, lazy, rude -- she's the whole package if you want to have a bad judicial officer.

Other

Comment #: CA4912
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
She is power-hungry and jealous, and puts children in jeopardy, which is very dangerous. She wouldn't appoint a translator, and had a family that was being harassed and living in an uninhabitable apartment belonging to a well-known low-rated management company, who were evicted even though they paid the rent, so that the management company can raise the rent.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA4885
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Thank you for posting your comment. It has been a while since anyone has, and I was beginning to wonder if she was perhaps becoming more fair. Sorry for you that you had to confirm the worst because of your experience. I wish they had carved out a special tribute to her in the new documentary "Divorce Corp." I think it would have fascinated audiences to see that "people power" does work against these corrupt, biased judges. I wish that she had been shown the exit to the courthouse forever, but at least her ego was bruised and her reputation was tarnished.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA4881
Rating:1.1
Comments:
The worst judge that I have seen in thirty years of practice. She was an insurance hack attorney, and still favors insurance companies. She makes up her mind at the beginning of the case, and 99% of her rulings are designed to achieve her objective, regardless of the jury. She is extremely nasty and incredibly lazy -- 170.6 if possible.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA4624
Rating:1.1
Comments:
This flippant hag had humiliated me in small claims court to the point where I was left standing there feeling like a fresh immigrant off the docks and left in a stupor. Three years later, I am left in disbelief that this witch is allowed to hold a gavel and pronounce judgement on objects bigger than a housefly.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA4523
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Thanks for taking the time to share your experience. I am sympathetic to your frustration. Your comments about her ability to just ignore facts have been echoed
over and over. In that regard, you are in the majority.

Litigant

Comment #: CA4522
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Judge Feffer is a bad judge. She presided over my small claims case and completely ignored the facts. I was ripped off by a con artist that I hauled into court. Fake address, fake number. People donated money to a cause. She invented an "implied covenant" out of nowhere in her rendering. The defendant had no witnesses, no evidence, no nothing. I'll bet the farm that she routinely rules against minorities.

Litigant

Comment #: CA4434
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
She certainly is a very poor judicial officer! I had always believed in our judicial system, but now I have my doubts. On the positive side, my divorce will be over soon. My husband's first attorney, a hand-squeezing power lesbian, dumped him and is now suing him for $500,000.00 in unpaid attorney's fees. I hope she wins! I have learned to do my own perms and highlights, and I do my own nails, too. It's not as relaxing as going to the salon, but my funds are limited these days.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA4433
Rating:3.0
Comments:
Judge Feffer is a very poor judicial officer.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA4283
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Be my guest. I feel it is important to uphold one's rights, and fight for what is right. You have my permission to post. Thanks for all you do.

Other

Comment #: CA4281
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
May I post your comment about the difference between Judge Fujie and Judge Feffer to my blog, courtcorruptionbylauralynn.wordpress.com?

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA4280
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
You know, I felt in my gut that Judge Fujie had really studied my case and saw exactly what had happened with Judge Feffer. She righted all wrongs, and only commended me for the things I have done to get back on the road to recovery. I'm sure she saw the connection between Judge Feffer and my ex's attorney (his father was a judge in the same L.A. courthouse). His whining about how his client can't afford much, but the ex makes over 120 thousand dollars a year. Do the math. It was so dumb to even try to compare what I was getting in alimony -- something that Judge Feffer denied me from day one. I can only commend her for her actions in my favor, and I thank her for putting my ex and his unlawful attorney in check!

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA4279
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Thanks for that. Just out of curiosity, was there any
"vibe" from Judge Fujie about the way Judge Feffer handled your case, or was it more about your ex's attorney?

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA4278
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I will share: my attorney's name is Crystal Boultinghouse, Esq. and she is with the firm of Kelly, Fernandez & Karney. The office # is: 1-310-393-0236

Take care, and I hope you finally get your day in court.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA4276
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Thank you for taking the time to post such an encouraging message. Even if I don't ever get the
results you did (since Judge Feffer totally impoverished me, and I have no funds to challenge her decision) I am still "over the moon" to know that you got your life back as it should be for you and your children. I hurt for every one of us who had the misfortune to have had to face Judge Feffer. Just to know that that kind of evil can be overcome is a blessing and restores some of my faith that there is such a thing as justice in the family courts in L.A. ( I would love to get your attorney's name just in case....can you share?)

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA4275
Rating:Not Rated
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On Sept. 11, 2013, justice was done in court in front of Judge Fujie. This was the first time in court since my divorce with Judge Feffer. Lots of money was spent just to fix what Judge Feffer refused to allocate to me that rightfully belonged to my kids and I. Three long years of struggle and tears are finally over! Deep in my heart and soul, I truly know that Judge Fujie had examined my case and saw what was done to my kids and I. It was unbelieveable and I'm still in awesome shock. She even took words out of my mouth when making her conclusions against my ex. The truth prevailed. To top it off, the ex has to pay my legal fees. I also found an excellent attorney that worked very hard for me. I can start anew without a cloud over my head. The best part, to me, was to be finally heard and not made to feel like my kids and I didn't matter. Thank God I was blessed to have had family that helped me pay for the lawyer, and which will now be paid back. Judge Fujie gave me everything I asked for. I commend her for really doing her homework and bringing justice where it was due.....or should I say overdue. I pray for each and every one of you still struggling. Don't give up and stay true. Meanwhile, Judge Feffer will have to answer to a higher power one day. Too many lives affected and put in the poor house for what? May God have mercy on her soul. And the same goes for my ex's attorney. He should be ashamed of himself and of how he conducts himself, but then again, Judge Fujie put him in his place oh so many times on that day. Sweet justice! I know this has ended for me, but the fight for everyone wronged is still very important. Hang in there and God bless. I hope to see more postings of good news.

Litigant

Comment #: CA4062
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I had a very similar experience in which Judge Feffer just ignored the facts and the legal precedent. Her rulings were just irrational. I did appeal the case, but I did it myself. I know that I probably violated all kinds of technicalities in my execution. I didn't expect to have a prayer. I really wrote the appeal to preserve my memory of the experience. I know that I was denied justice. It surprises me to hear that she is still acting so impertinently, considering that she
has already been called out by her public for her
past behavior on the Family Law bench.

Litigant

Comment #: CA4060
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Unfortunately, my limited civil case was moved to Judge Feffer's courtroom due to an overcrowded schedule. I represented myself and I did my homework. Beyond the complaint the lawyer for the plaintiff presented nothing. Judge Feffer ruled in the plaintiff's favor, citing that I never denied the debt despite the U.S. Code specifically stating that the court could not use the absence of denial as an admission of guilt. She simply didn't care. She made up her mind and decided that I was guilty instead of determining if the plaintiff's lawyer had proved his case. When she stated her decision, she immediately left the bench. When I looked at the opposing attorney his mouth was hanging open and his eyes were as big as saucers. He turned to me and told me that I had presented an excellent case. He was as shocked as I was. I sometimes regret not appealing the case, but my experience with Judge Feffer has destroyed my faith in our system of justice.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA3848
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Good luck in getting her orders vacated. Any opportunity for her decisions to be examined brings
attention to her uniquely biased administration of justice. Steinberg was shameful. Her ability to retire
quietly was an undeserved accommodation. So was Judge Feffer's reassignment.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA3840
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Trying to put this judge in focus is still an evolving effort for many of us who have had to face her. While there is no doubt that she is intelligent and probably has a good legal foundation, she is very lacking in humanity. She had no ability to balance her perspective. She was essentially a prosecutor. Her mentality was that there was only one party who was "right" and therefore the other party was not just "wrong" but was "guilty" for the failure of the marriage and therefore undeserving of any consideration. Taking children away from loving
people who clearly wanted to raise their children
was just one of her many avenues of punishment.
At the end of the day her record spoke for itself and she was clearly not equipped to administer justice in the arena of family law where, after all, it is just two people trying to undo a marriage and give their children a future. As far as I know, there is no risk of being "convicted" of anything in Family Court. This judge just couldn't keep that straight in her mind. Those who trivialize the damage she did and resort to calling her victims "whiners" are as callous as she is. If you were on the winning side good for you, but no one gave Judge Feffer or any other discredited judge any leverage to do more harm than they did.

Other

Comment #: CA3798
Rating:10.0
Comments:
There are a significant amount of very angry folks here. I felt compelled to post a positive comment about Judge Feffer. After eight long years of custody battles, she was able to understand a very complex case. She applied the law in a logical way. She made sure that our child received the medical care that he so desperately needed at the time. We were truly grateful for Judge Feffer's application of the law and logic, rather than irrational emotion.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA3409
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I usually say something truthful yet abrasive about the lovely Elizabeth Feffer.From now on I am going to only sing her praises and complement the family court bench for complete honesty and integrity. As to spilling the beans about personal problems and issues...never a good idea. My psychiatrist insisted on me filing a motion to have our trial date postponed based upon some
anxiety issues I was having about having to represent myself against my attorney husband who
I knew would turn me into dog meat in trial, Feffer
would not grant the postponement even with
the Dr.'s testimony. I won't break my rule and share with you what happened to me but I did loose everything in the trial including any self-respect I once had. It was a "criminal matter" before the court, not a "civil, family matter". I was reduced to
living on the streets after 26 years of marriage. Go figure how I dealt with that outcome.

Litigant

Comment #: CA3408
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Oh, more information about my child custody evaluation is gone!

Well, no matter.

Here's one thing I think you should all know:

Anything you say can and will be used against you.

I admitted to the evaluating psychologist that I was raped at age 17, and he incorporated this event into the sentence, "she had problems dating."

Huh? Problems dating relating to being raped? I guess I was a naive 17 year old. I'm sorry I was raped. And I'm so sorry I ever told anyone. Believe me, it was a big, big mistake. To tell anyone, I mean.

Litigant

Comment #: CA3356
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
My case was also on Fox News and mentioned in the CJP admonishment of Friedenthal.

I have one case decided by Feffer that is now before the United Nations. It was on the "discuss" list of the US Supreme Court, which means one justice thought there was reason to hear the case.

I have a second case submitted in proper format to the US Supreme Court. It is more about Commissioner Friedenthal, but Feffer does have an honorary mention. Hopefully this will at least give her some of the negative attention she deserves and if the Supremes reuse to correct the Friednehtal problem, the entire package will also go to the UN. The ill repute of the nation's courts is going global. Hooray for Feffer!

Other

Comment #: CA3347
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Even better - Fox News LA will, I believe, run yet another story on the Discipline of a Family Law Judge, just as they did with our story on the Admonishment of Commissioner Friedenthal!

Litigant

Comment #: CA3342
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I hope you are succesful in having "Liz" publicly admonished as you did with Commissioner Friedenthal.

When you are succesful you need to let us all know. :)

Litigant

Comment #: CA3337
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Feffer's removal anniversary is a reason to celebrate! We will have a little party at home to commemorate this wonderful and miraculous event. My kids are too young to know why we will be celebrating, so I'll just call it a happy family day celebration.

Justice is often shown as a blindfolded classical figure, but Feffer's justice was not blind.

Alas, justice really is an elusive concept when dealing with people as flawed as she is. Hopefully she is damaging fewer people in limited civil division.

Litigant

Comment #: CA3334
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Does anyone have any news on Feffer? It's been quiet on this board for some time.

Also, do any of you have experience with child custody evaluations? I am just curious.

Other

Comment #: CA3123
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Autobiography in Five Short Chapters by Portia Nelson is a little poem that I read when I was a teenager. It meant a lot to me.

But I can shorten the autobiography of my divorce, and my marriage itself, to only two chapters. The divorce has brought me pain and suffering, largely due to Feffer, but also due to my own lack of awareness and general naivete. It has been a learning experience. I am thankful for my children and for the opportunity to leave my naive younger self in the past once and for all.

Chapter One--
I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost...I am helpless. It isn't my fault. It takes forever to find a way out.

Chapter Two--
I walk down another street.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA3085
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
No one has posted a comment on this blog for a long time. I was simply throwing it out there to see if there were people getting situations repaired. I certainly am not advocating that litigants shouldn't fight for what is right, be it their children or their money...Nothing is immediate when it comes to the courts and you, of all people, should know that. But it is nice to know if any progress is being made.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA3080
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Good to know that there is some healing going on out there. It will take baby steps and money to get corrections to Feffer's radical rulings. We can't all afford to go back and challenge the entirely of what Feffer put into place. Knowing that Judge Fujie is listening and reevaluating is so positive. I hope you can always see improvement in your circumstances
as the seasons go by.

Litigant

Comment #: CA3079
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
No, not an order. I think I was just too specific in my prior writings about my husband's attorney, and she complained to Judge Fujie about me. So, Judge Fujie asked me to not do so for the remainder of the case. But it was not an order.

I won't mention my husband's attorney's name here, until the case is over, but she is detestable.

Litigant

Comment #: CA3078
Rating:Not Rated
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To the last post:

What reason did Judge Fujie give for not wanting you to write? Was it an order?

If you would rather, please email to me at bohemian_books@yahoo.com.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA2872
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Those are good words to hear. I am with you on trying to continue to expose Feffer for the biased, demented decisions that she handed down. Just curious....does Fujie seem to acknowledge that Feffer's decisons were factitious or did you have to convince her that you had new circumstances that warrant a new psych evaluation? Does there seem to be any attitude of wanting to "repair" damage
done by Feffer? I am wondering if anyone has gotten any closer to figuring out what Feffer's motives were to do so much damage to people's lives?

Litigant

Comment #: CA2865
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
My appeal of one of her decisions is at the U.S. Supreme Court and another one is at the California Supreme Court.

If the U.S. Supreme Court will not hear me, I am going to the U.N. It is a violation of a basis human right to deny children and parents a right to a relationship without just cause. It is also a denial of human rights to retaliate against litigants for free speech.

The more people who preserve their right to appeal and gain worldwide exposure for the horrendous acts committed against us under the color of law, the better.

Talking to news agencies, writing complaints to the CJP and exposing the alleged crimes are also effective measures.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA2864
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I know I am still holding out to have my day in court to get Feffer's decisions reconsidered. Has anyone been before Fujie and had any positive outcome? I hope that we women who had our lives and our children's lives altered forever by Feffer's unjust agenda are still fighting. I know I am and I will not let the world forget who she is and what she did.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2780
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
The system does need change. But I am very lucky that I was able to come up with the money for the psychological evaulation that Judge Fujie ordered. (Feffer ignored this request despite evidence of danger)
The psychologist is moving very quickly and I am relieved that my children's nightmare may be coming to a close very soon.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2775
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Well did anyone see Goodmornining LA on Fox @ 8:45 this morning? In Monterey County a boy named Damien and his mother are fighting the system in regards to him being molested by his father and the courts not believing him to the point that he is in hiding. His mother has done everything to protect him and the judge does not see a problem. Apparently he has been posting you tube postings for years in regards to this. This is rampant and the system needs "CHANGE" (Damien's quote).

Correction, his name is Damon and you can view his story on Good morning LA .

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA2765
Rating:Not Rated
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My point of view is that we all (Feffer victims) have strength in numbers. We need to use our power and influence to bring about awareness that can bring about action. For me, I would like the L.A. Family court to be exposed for the damage being done to children and families. We are individuals too, so each of us can make an independent decision but I would would rather we have collective impact if that is possible. Maybe we should take a vote about Dr. Phil. All those who want to do it register a "yes" on this post, and all those who don't say "no".

Other

Comment #: CA2762
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I do believe that Dr. Phil is "high impact" - he just isn't genuine in my opinion. Sitting in the audience and hearing from so many of us who are fighting this fight and believing that Dr. Phil truly cared- it was a great let down to know that he wasn't going to follow through.

These people have such following - if one of them would pick this up and speak for us, the Protective Parents, we could finally begin to expose what is going on.

This is not just a "Feffer" or "Friedenthal" problem - this is a Family Law Crisis in the entire country.

When women are told "do not discuss the violence; do not accuse of child abuse", even when these are the very reasons that they are in court - or they will likely lose their child - there is something definitely wrong.

Dr. Phil could make such an impact, if he would not care so much about the "headline of the day", and would worry more about the lives and safety of our nations children.

I truly thought he would help. He did one amazing story. He said he would invite all of us back for more shows on this issue. He has refused to do so.

How very disappointing.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA2760
Rating:Not Rated
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To the last poster....you have mistrust of Dr. Phil. That is worth considering. While many of us want to see
Feffer's legacy exposed...I know I want the venue to be high impact and genuine.

Other

Comment #: CA2759
Rating:Not Rated
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Dr Phil is a great media outlet...for him. He did the story in 2010 about Baby Wyatt and Judge Lemkau, and promised everyone (the majority were Protective Parents) that he would "continue and follow through on these events".

He did not do another thing.

He made alot of promises - but once the taping was over, he walked away and back to his life where these things don't happen.

A true media exposure would be helpful... and may be in the works on more than one level.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2754
Rating:Not Rated
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This is not a hoax. I posted last night and someone deleted. If your interested in contacting the Dr.Phil show contact:Valencia.Whaley@cbs.com I will keep reposting if someone keeps deleting my posts. This is a very hearfelt posting. I have been wronged in courtroom 87 and I find it very sad that so many people have been affected. So I reached out to Dr.Phil and his staff over the weekend and emailed him. To my surprise and a very short few days after I received and email from the producer of the show. So here's a chance for the public to come forth and voice their unlawful legal procedings in front of the public if the show procedes and has enough input from many of u "posters" that are tired of not being heard.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA2752
Rating:Not Rated
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Perhaps an public admonishment has some impact but from what I have read it is pretty limited. Judges still stay Judges and the appellate court dosen't care if the judge was condescending or inappropriate. The Judge still has unchecked judicial discretion. I think a media story that discusses real experiences that an average women, just trying to get a divorce..i.e. separate property, make custody arrangements ,ect. can find herself subjected to at
the hands of a twisted Judge like Feffer and Freidenthal would do more public good than anything.

Other

Comment #: CA2751
Rating:Not Rated
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I am hoping that everyone has done their complaint to the CJP. It takes time, but they do actually help. They are the only body that can issue disciplinary proceedings against Judges so they are the ones to turn to.

As we were one of the successful ones in getting a Public Admonishment against a Commissioner - I empathize with the frustration of how lengthy the proceedings and investigations are.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA2750
Rating:Not Rated
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To the poster that put it out there that there...if there is a legitimate media opportunity to expose Feffer perhaps you should contact Laura Lynn. Her contact info is public. Maybe this is not the best place to
to try to share sensitive information.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA2730
Rating:Not Rated
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I think when one experiences so much cruelty and injustice especially when it is instigated by a person we once loved and shared so much with it can be so humbling. It is good to hear that Judge Fujie is listening and willing to make corrections to situations that were so wrongfully dictated by Judge Feffer. It would go along way in bringing about some quality healing if Feffer gets investigated for
her motives for doing so much unnecessary and undeserved damage to innocent people's lives.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2728
Rating:Not Rated
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To last post~~Thanks, I will keep checking in on this site and posting any new updates. I will ask my attorney if anything can be done by a large class action or ?.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA2727
Rating:Not Rated
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To the last poster....It is amazing how much your experience in Feffer's court is just like mine. I am so happy for you that you have the opportunity to seek corrections. I was left so impoverished that is not possible for me at this time. I hope you will share what you are able to accomplish before Judge Fujie. It seems that there are missed reviews on her decisions. My child was persecuted by Feffer but it was futile to fight her resolve to always find in favor of my ex. He had a powerful lawyer who "walked on water" in her estimation. The more judges that are challenged to review Feffer's decisions the more
visibility her victims get.

Other

Comment #: CA2690
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
It's disheartening when people stray off the course and don't keep posts confined to the real acts that caused harm by Judge Feffer.

I can understand comments about Judge Fujie, because she is the successor Judge who is either continuing the problem or helping to fix it.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2688
Rating:Not Rated
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I did not write the lovers post, and think it was tacky and plain stupid.

But it is letting Helen and Crystel Lynn inside the ranks that robs the CPPA and the Center for Judicial Excellence of credibility.

Crystel did exactly what men's rights groups complain about, to the letter. The Helen separated my child from me with the help of Friedenthal and Feffer, doing the exact things protective parents complain about.

Since I know for a fact how evil their actions are, I pause every time I hear a story that is backed by CPPA or CJE.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA2679
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
We are interested in having an idea how Judge Fujie rules on issues. It is a serious consideration because most of us have had the worst possible experience with Feffer and we want to make the right decisions should we get a future chance to make corrections.
Constructive criticism of Fujie is useful. Lets keep it to that.

Other

Comment #: CA2678
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Comments like the last post are what robs the protective parents of any credibility.

I understand the frustration and the pain, but to make such ridiculous comments are not only potentially slanderous, but they make everyone associated with the list a little less credible.

Please.. as one of the mothers that Feffer tried to destroy - I am begging you to not make such comments. They do not help our cause.

Their actual actions are bad enough - we do not need to throw out such attacks.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA2677
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Judge Fujie who has taken over for Judge Feffer is her clone. BEWARE! Both continue to strip women of all their finances, bias towards men and ignore the needs of the children. Maybe Judge Feffer and Judge Fujie are lovers.

Other

Comment #: CA2665
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
To the last poster:

I hope you have filed a complaint with the CJP (Commission on Judicial Performance) about Judge Feffer.

She has been demoted and moved due to the ongoing investigation into mine, and a few other litigants, complaints against her.

I urge everyone to read the Canons of Judicial Ethics found on their website: www.cjp.ca.gov. If your Judge violated any of these - please send in a complaint letter.

Our first Judicial Officer, Commissioner Alan Friedenthal, thought that he was too powerful to go against also - until he was removed from Family Law following our complaints, and then ultimately admonished (see the admonishment on the CJP website).

These Judges are not omnipotent - they are being forced to follow their Codes and Ethics.

The discipline is not always what we think is enough - but one step at a time. This time Friedenthal got a Severe Public Admonishment. The next complaints he will be subject to termination.

This takes an effort from everyone who has been hurt by these Judges. File your complaints - make them be accountable for their actions.

It's in our hands, people.... We are the only ones who can make a difference.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA2633
Rating:6.2
Comments:
Judged Feffer makes decisions on motions and trial objections that are rash and not well thought out. She can be down right rude to counsel.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2579
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I'm glad that you have raised such a good son. That must be balm for your wounds--I know my children are for me!

But my husband and his attorney were so sure that they would drive me to suicide, or at least to financial ruin. They thought they had won, but even if Feffer had stayed on the bench, I have lost all feeling for my husband. I feel more like a widow that a woman whose divorce is pending.

Now that they realize they are losing with Judge Fujie, my husband actually tried to get back together with me.

Actually, I was thinking of reading something about the Jewish tradition of rending one's clothes like the old man did in that Neil Diamond movie...Because my husband will never be my husband again! I don't love him anymore--he is dead to me.

This is the man who urged me to miscarry during my pregnancy,(Feffer wouldn't consider my high-risk pregnancy when she made a support order in my husband's favor).

He is the one who stole my wedding ring (Feffer said this was hearsay--it's actually grand theft).

He and his sleazy attorney told me to get out the Vaseline because they weren't finished fucking me up the ass (this was when Feffer was still on the bench).

His attorney is one of the worst people I have ever met. The worst thing my husband ever did was to employ this woman to torture me when I was pregnant (I have a two month old daughter). He laughs and says "Well, DeeAnn is just a shark, honey, it's nothing personal." But it is all personal for me. And my husband is ultimately responsible for the way his attorney behaved.

It sounds like we have all gone through different versions of the same nightmare.

In the near future I will be trying to find out more information about Feffer and I will pass it along here.

I wish you all the best, and I consider us part of a sisterhood of sorts.

Other

Comment #: CA2574
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Transcipts show these comments and the CJP has them in their possession. We are writing our Writ of Mandamus and the appeal has already been filed, with opening briefs due September.

Judge Feffer crossed the line - in her statment of decision to transfer custody to the abusive father, she cited, for 14 pages in her statement of decision, our "harassing complaints of the prior Commissioner".

Too bad that her Statement of Decision, done in December, 2011, was just a few months ahead of the Public Admonishment of that poor Commissioner.

I wonder that she didn't realize that using the prior complaints against a Judicial Officer in any decision was a huge problem for her??

Her hate and antipathy against anyone who dared to cross her or question her got the better of her in this case.

Too bad for you, Judge Feffer.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2573
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
"Why are you bringing out all these people to testify for you - they have better things to do. I suppose you think your kid is the most important kid in the world".

If you have a transcript with Feffer saying these exact words, send a copy to the CJP. Copy the FBI and the District Attorney's JSID (not that they want to actually do anything to earn their salaries).

Then, if not too late, file an appeal. The 2nd district court of appeals may not help you; especially not Perluss, Woods and Zelon. Petition the Cal Supreme Court. Keep it short and sweet, as you are just wasting paper and ink expenses with them.

Then file a petition for Cert with the U.S. Supreme Court. The U.S. Supreme Court let issues "percolate". That means they need to hear people beg, over and over for justice. Your case may not be the one they hear, but you are helping the people who come behind us.

The best thing is, the Supreme Justices or their clerks may ring up the FBI and ask why judges in LA seem to be denying basic Constitutional rights to citizens. Concentrate on Constitutional issues, not "my ex is a psychopath". Use "I was denied a right to equal protection under the law and my right to call witnesses."

Of course, I am not an attorney. You should consult with one first. Or contact me for citation to attorney's writings, case law and court propaganda for everything I just wrote. It is all on the internet free to all of us.

bohemian_books@yahoo.com

Other

Comment #: CA2571
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Judge Feffer could care less about the children... we had subpoenaed DCFS, prior Minor's Counsel, and a few others to disprove the atrocious lies of the current Minor's Counsel, and to show that he (William Spiller, Jr.) had outright lied to the court. Feffer was sooooo outraged that we wanted the TRUTH to come out that she actually had the nerve to say:

"Why are you bringing out all these people to testify for you - they have better things to do. I suppose you think your kid is the most important kid in the world".

Then she went and dismissed all the witnesses and made an order for NO MORE SUBPOENAS.

She never cared about getting to the truth, she only cared about protecting her court collaterals, and covering up the abuse and pain.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2561
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Well, it sounds like she's a narcissist. All eyes have to be on her. These court cases are all about our children, and about our dignity as women who are trying to escape bad marriages.
But Feffer didn't see it like that. It was always about her. How she looked, how people treated her, how her ego was puffed up by smarmy, dishonest attorneys.
What I am thinking of doing is making some sort of website where we can all share our stories of Feffer. It might take me a while to get it up and running, but there are so many ugly anecdotes. If we can't get justice through the court systems with a retrial, at least we can have a "review by our peers" on the Internet.
Actually, a retrial wouldn't help my kids or me. I would need a time machine to go back and insist on a judge other than Feffer...

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA2560
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Sorry...didn't finish my thoughts....ugly anecdotes about greedy lawyers, unethical court reporters,
petty clerks. Do any of you remember the days when Feffer had a sign in her courtroom "NO READING".
Yes, all eyes had to be on her!!!! We could really
hit the big time here.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2558
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
When and where could we meet? Afternoons are good for me since I just had a baby and am only working part time. Feffer and my ex and his attorney ruined my pregnancy and I almost had a miscarriage. I want that woman OFF the bench! Does anyone know of a class action attorney?

Other

Comment #: CA2557
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
With all these complaints why don't we all come together and file a class action lawsuit against Judge Feffer and the person who appointed her. Writing all these complaints won't change a thing and judge Feffer is well aware of this. All her decisions, which ruined the life of so many people should be reviewed by an independent board and every person wrongly judged by Judge Feffer should be granted a new trial, paid for by the State of California

Litigant

Comment #: CA2556
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I really can't see how defending Feffer could be good for "business" except maybe the "psychological/ spiritual rehabilitation" business. Hopefully these Judges that Nazarian is glorifying now actually read the material submitted to them and make decisions based on real facts. There is no problem, in my estimation, with a judge being tough as long as they demonstrate a command of the facts and the legal foundations of family law which Feffer never bothered with.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2555
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Oh, I just had a look at his blog. He seems like another person who wants to be a "player" in the divorce "business." Reading all of that garbage made me sick to my stomach... And meanwhile, those of us and our children who lost it all with Feffer are looking to pick up the pieces of our lives...Will things ever be the same for my children? They are so different now after spending so much unsupervised time with my dangerous, bipolar ex.
Feffer would be attractive, but for her dead fish eyes.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2554
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Look for Nazarian's post "Land of Hate and Revenge"
June 18 or 19 about Judge Beaudet. Read down to the 2nd or 3rd paragraph where he talks about how tough
Beaudet is. That's the quotable part about Feffer.

Other

Comment #: CA2553
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Nazarian has made comments about Feffer on his blog in the past. What he has said has been 'over the top' in praising her judicial skills and how beautiful she is... go figure.

Other

Comment #: CA2552
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I can't find the comment from John Nazarian - and will refrain from discussing conversations with him about Judge Feffer until I can see what he posted. Is there a link you can post?

Litigant

Comment #: CA2551
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Can anybody out there give the low-down on this
Deperate Ex dude, John Nazarian? He made a comment in his blog about how tough judges should beware because "remember Judge Feffer" and how
the "pointy head" so-and-so's (morons) that she (Feffer)had to deal with, treated her. Is he spoofing here?

Litigant

Comment #: CA2504
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
To the last poster,

We digress, but you mentioned the Mormon outlook on punishment of the evil done in this world. The Christian view is that Christ took all our sins with Him to the cross. That is Deann Newman's sins, my sins, your sins and even Feffer's sins.

All any of us need to do to get to heaven is to accept Him as your personal savior and, by the way, we will all "bow our knee" before its over.

The only bonus points we get for living by God's will is the joy, peace and beauty that comes from living in God's will. Feffer's punishment is here on earth. She may have fabulous hair, but her soul looks like the picture of Dorian Grey.

God save her soul.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2503
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Um, am I allowed to say her name? I'll try it. She is DeeAnn Newman. Look her up on Facebook under the Law Offices of DeeAnn Newman, and you can gag while reading her sappy posts about her mother's and grandmother's heart and how she cares sooo much about the children. She's sooo evil! She tells me she's going to "win", but our family has already really lost. My husband is bipolar and not on his meds, and she keeps encouraging him to believe that I am trying to damage him. He could be dangerous--he's threatened me in the past. I put a contingency in my will that if my husband kills me, DeeAnn is to be included in the wrongful death lawsuit. She's twisting the mind of a mentally ill person, here. That's just wrong. My mother-in-law refers to her as "the homo", though DeeAnn claims to be straight. Maybe she is? Who knows? She dresses not like a lady, but like a tramp, tottering around in high heels that shriek, "I'm available!" I offered my husband a large settlement amount and DeeAnn told him not to take it, so she can continue to try to rack up her attorney's fees. I know there are a lot of DeeAnns around, and that many women here reading these posts have suffered terribly at their hands. But there is a God, and he sees everything we do. DeeAnn and her ilk will have a perfect memory in the next life of all the evil things they have done--that will be their punishment, at least according to Mormonism. :)Put your pride and hurt feelings aside, face these evil attorneys and do whatever you need to do for your kids. They are worth it! :)

Litigant

Comment #: CA2499
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Yes, I plan to complain, but the probably won't do anything since I have no proof of bribery. Plus, they just want to sweep this embarassing Feffer under the rug as quickly as possible. And frankly, they probably just don't care about us or our children. But do go back to court if you can. If you have to write the forms out longhand and go in to face your husband's evil, humiliating attorney, it is worth it. Our children come before anything--there's NOTHING I wouldn't do for my babies. But this is funny---my ex's attorney has a really insincere Facebook page about how much she cares about the children, blah blah blah. One of her posts was like, "The truth always comes out, even if it takes longer than we want it to." I pressed "like". And she writes about her mother's heart and her grandmother's heart. She needs a good kick in the pants! Well, she needs worse than that...

Other

Comment #: CA2497
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I filed a complaint against Judge Feffer with the Commission of Judicial Performance in San Francisco, Ca.
I was informed that many others did the same.
After investigating my daughters case, I was informed, believe it or not, that they could find nothing wrong with Judge Feffer.
Most victims of Judge Feffer do not have the money to ask for a new trial, which can cost as much as $200,000. It is the duty of the California justice department to investigate every case in front of Judge Feffer and if any irregularities are found, a new trial should be ordered and paid for by the State of California, who appointed this Judge.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2372
Rating:1.0
Comments:
I was wondering if anyone was having a better mother's day than last year because they were able to get some corrections from a different Judge. I for one am going on year 3 without seeing 2 of my children. I saw my oldest for 2 days about a year ago. My ex took my daughters and their soon to be new step mom out to brunch to celebrate Mother's Day. Since the new SM has never been married and does not have her own children this is her first opportunity to fill those shoes. I tell my children that their father is just hoping to super-impose her
image over mine until there is no me left.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2371
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Happy mothers day. I'll bet not all of us mothers are with our children today b/c of Feffer.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2336
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I think the Committee to Recall Judge Elizabeth Feffer had lots to do with it. I was barely involved with them at all, but the Met News gave me full credit. What a rag!

Feffer replaced Friedenthal on a few of the more outrageous cases. Court Counsel Brett Bianco wrote at least one email to Friedenthal letting him know Feffer "understood". She understood, all right.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2332
Rating:1.0
Comments:
How interesting that Feffer had any congestion other than that caused by people running to get out from under her jurisdiction. Forgive me, but I do not comprehend who ultimately asked, urged, insisted that Feffer leave family law. I assumed that the CJP was responsible. If anyone knows why and how Feffer was relocated I would appreciate knowing. All of this discussion about Friedenthal
and his removal from family law seems related and equally unexplained?? Why does the appellate court protect these judges?

Litigant

Comment #: CA2331
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
There is one sentence: "In February 2009, the Los Angeles County Superior Court reassigned Commissioner Friedenthal to a department where he no longer presides over family law matters."

The implication is that this is related to the preceding sentence about the CJP admonishment. The two sentences are in a paragraph together.

But there is no express connection between the poor conduct and the reassignment.

When Feffer was taken off my case, the reason given by Marj was calendar congestion. The court still refuses to admit they screwed up and they are forcing me to go through the United States Supremem Court to get any relief from Friedenthal and Feffer's misconduct.

Other

Comment #: CA2330
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Apparently, this site is now monitoring comments - too bad.

Please read the News Release on the CJP Website regarding Alan Friedenthal - under the Press Releases section.

It is pretty clear that he was removed from sitting in Family Law due to his actions.

Please let me know if you read it differently??

It's funny... Alan Friedenthal did not try to use "receiving threats" or "stalking" as a defense in his CJP Admonishment. Perhaps Steff was confused??

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA2315
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I encourage any of you out there who feel that E. Feffer showed you disrespect and obvious bias to send a complaint to the CJP. If there are many examples of bias or favoritism, the collective strength of the numbers of people that experienced this may compel these people to further investigate the decisions of this inhumane judge. Dogs better treatment than we did, which is not good nor bad, but we do have rights!

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA2311
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Oh, I wish you the best of luck. My children really got the shaft with Judge Feffer. I hope you can turn your children's luck around with Judge Fujie. You are in my prayers! We don't know each other, but we are all sisters in this situation.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2310
Rating:1.0
Comments:
I am in Los Angeles. Yes I can afford the rate. We are in the middle of the process and I have had an attorney representing me. Thanks.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2308
Rating:1.0
Comments:
I am in desparate need of help. After getting grossly short changed by Judge Feffer on child custody, I am finally having a chance to be heard by Judge Fujie. But, I have little funds available and do not know a good attorney. Can anyone refer me to an experienced, skillful and caring attorney? Many blessings.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2276
Rating:1.0
Comments:
I am just now putting together my complaint to the CJP because I haven't had access to all of my files until just recently. I am going to raise every red flag I can that suggests that there was obvious favoritism. Since I did not get any consideration for me or my child. Every single decision was not just weighted toward my ex but Feffer was in fact punitive just because I tried to fight for my rights and my child's rights. Feffer made no effort to
adhere to the Family Code. She demonstrated a "shoot from the hip", "knee jerk", reaction to all of my efforts, ignoring the evidence I presented entirely. When there isn't any record of any attempt to consider the rights of one party and all decisions
blatantly "slam the door" in that parties face, it is pretty obvious that that a judge has demonstrated
bias. No one party goes into a divorce deserving to
"clean up" while the other party and minor child are reduced to poverty. Poverty is such a powerful tool in the process and the weaker one party is made the easier it gets for a judge like Feffer to prey on
that party without worrying that there will be repercussions. Without the energy or the money to
carry on it just becomes an total sacrifice.

Other

Comment #: CA2271
Rating:1.0
Comments:
My ex is still acting crazy... Clearly breaking the judgement , then he has the nerve to tell me that he will take me back to court to get his way( his lawyer told him feffer would still rule in our case). This time last year I would feel sick to my stomach because feffer was in his pocket... He could do no wrong. Now with reading this blog I feel like if we went into court there would be a big wake up call for him!!! Fugie seems completely different then frightening Feffer. Feffer would even flirt w my ex .... It was such a slap. She should be recalled.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA2234
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Wow!!!! Finally someone qualified is taking a good look at Feffer's absurd decisions and not ignoring the damage. For those of you who have had the good fortune to get before a rational judge and get corrections to Feffer's rulings, how wonderful. I hope your lives and your families are being repaired. Thanks for sharing and giving the rest of us victims some hope.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2233
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
To the parent who got changes: Mozol Tov! God has poured his blessings out on your children today and hopefully now with Feffer out of Family law, there will be many more success stories.

I have a bit of a success story myself, but can not share it yet, as I am sure Feffer will find a way to make trouble for me.

Just know things are getting better for many and we will continue to work together for all our children.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2232
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I am so happy to read that some of us are getting justice for our children and ourselves with a new, real judge. Best of luck!

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA2231
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
So, i had a hearing in front of Hon. Fujie today & i actually got to speak & be heard! Normally, Feffer just approved anything he (my ex), asked for & i had to deal with it. He tried for a complete modification & it was denied, the entire motion!!! She actually read my entire response & exhibits! She was actually in shock about the original judgement & made points at him that he needs to switch things up, so i will be filing a modification. She spoke to my ex and i and rarely our attorneys. She is very into parenting between him and i only & was thinking only about what was best for our child. She is a true judge that does whats right. Thank God! To the previous commentor: wasnt Judge Fujie brilliant & honest? She has a lot of cleaning up to do & she shows such patience with doing so. She actually listens & does whats right. There were a few cases today that i felt happy for. I could see the look on some faces of relief!

Litigant

Comment #: CA2230
Rating:1.0
Comments:
I have good news. Today Judge Fujie overturned all the past decisions that Judge Feffer made in our case. It is a new day for me.

I suggest all of (please consult with your attorneys first) try to get back to the Court if you can. Judge Fujie is wonderful. She is fair, intelligent, experienced, kind and firm.

I had sat in her courtroom as an observer before and wrote a feedback on her in this blog. But today I experienced it first hand.

And, regarding the recall campaign, I will get all your answers soon.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2229
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Really? Her past decisions could be reversed? Oh, God, I am so hopeful. She has tried to destroy me, just like my ex husband and his attorney promised they would. But now that there is a new judge on the bench I'm no longer receiving threatening letters from ex's shyster. I think they must realize that the ball is no longer in their court. Feffer had actually hinted at our last hearing that she was going to award my ex a share of my lucrative professional practice which I've operated for almost 20 years. I've only been married to this guy for LESS THAN TWO YEARS. I know little enough about the judicial system, but I knew something was "off" when Feffer started talking about my practice being community property.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA2228
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Your effort is so greatly appreciated....I just have a couple of questions. I assumed that the recall effort did not result in a recall of Feffer because no one stepped up to run against her. Is there a better chance that won't be the case this time around? How many signatures would be required this time? I know that recall is better for the population at large but I want to work towards getting Feffer's decisions disqualified. This can only be accomplished by gathering loads of information about Feffer. Hopefully we can get to the bottom of why she was so punitive in her rulings. Is there someway that we can merge the two efforts?

Litigant

Comment #: CA2227
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Good news!

I just received an email from the person who organized the last recall campaign. He is very enthusiastic to do it again. He is ready to help us with Notice and the Petition for Recall as well as the Campaign structure.

We are ready for the next step :)

Litigant

Comment #: CA2225
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
To the previous commentator--thank you so much for your comment. When I lost sooo big at our first hearing with Feffer, many people blamed me for having been spineless when it came to my ex and that no wonder Feffer took my kids away from me 50% of the time, despite proof that ex is an abuser. Now I know that she did it to other people, and I don't feel quite as guilty and terrible about this awful experience, where my children have suffered so much. I just want to protect them.
Now that I have an order (by the new judge) for a psychiatric evaluation of my ex, I am sure that this horrible wrong can be set right.
His attorney painted me as a mentally unbalanced loser and Feffer just believed her. But as you say, why was he with me for all this time if I'm so bad? What might have swayed Feffer to view us rejected wives so negatively? Money? Or sheer hate for other women?

Litigant

Comment #: CA2224
Rating:1.0
Comments:
There is no contest for the biggest loser when it comes to Feffer. Everyone who is on this website is someone who lost big time. I know that I am finally able to heal a little bit just from participating in the exchanges with other victims. While each of our cases had unique characteristics, we are unified in having experienced being demeaned, ignored, and even verbally abused by Feffer and certainly our ex's and their attorney's. Because everyone knows that divorce is painful, it is so hard to make anyone who didn't experience Feffer understand that it was
so much more than just your typical (painful) divorce. There was very little left of me as a person
when mine was over. I was married 26 years and my ex managed to make me look like the biggest
piece of crap ever. I was so surprised that Feffer never asked the question that begged to be asked
"why did you stay with this loser for 26 years?" I
know she didn't because it was all posturing to get Feffer to find me hateable and deserving of nothing.
It worked because Feffer never read a thing I submitted. Honestly, if we get nothing more from this process of trying to educate the rest of the world about Feffer, at least we can befriend one another and know that you wern't alone in the treatment you got. You aren't crazy for thinking you were the getting shafted. You didn't deserve it
because you didn't have a fair chance.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2218
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I have been in contact with the person who conducted and implemented the last recall campaign. I will send him another email asking him if he is interested to either start or help with another recall campaign.

Forming a blog is a great idea, and will notify you here if I find a solution.

Regarding the financial part, my feeling is if we get started and become organize with one voice then there are going to be many people who will help us with funds or logistics along the way.

My motivation is not revenge, but to serve the justice for all who have been victim and protect the future of others who may become prey of this abuse. Justice has to be served.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2215
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
My ex even had an illegal marijuana grow room in the crawl space above the garage & Feffer still gave him 50/50 custody of our kids, 1 & 3 yrs. I presented evidence and she just blew it off like it was nothing. I felt (and still feel) like I've been kicked in the stomach. My husband's attorney was laughing & pointing at me in the hall after the hearing. If i ever wondered why people hate attorneys, I don't anymore. At least with the new judge I got a court ordered psychiatric evaluation of my ex, but no custody change until this happens. I would like to meet up as a group to see if we can get some sort of redress for what we and our children have all suffered. But I don't know where to begin....

Litigant

Comment #: CA2209
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
You know, the day before our hearing, my estranged husband called me and told me to get out the Vaseline because he and his attorney were going to sodomize me. (He actually said this in much more vulgar terms...) But he BRAGGED to me that his attorney was friends with the judge. I didn't believe him until we got to cour the next day. He prevailed on all points except for one. I am just sick that his tubby little attorney with her leopard print shoes might have done something to sway Feffer to the detriment of my small children (all under 5) and me. We have been reduced to eating mostly supplies from our pantry. There is just no money...Feffer has totally impoverished us.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2201
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
The more I read your stories, the more I am convinced that we need to form a forum. We need to centralize our efforts. The day that she is out of the California Judicial system will be the true day of celebration. It will also send a strong message to other abusing judges that there is a system of checks and balances.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2197
Rating:1.0
Comments:
I know that I started writing to Marjorie Steinberg in April, 2007 to complain about Feffer's demeanor in the courtroom and her obvious bias against me which was so evident to all present. I had friends come to court and sit anonymously among the watchers. They could not believe how she spoke to me. How she dismissed me or my attorney's whenever we tried to refute something or make a point. I remember believing that what I was experiencing was unique to me. No one else seemed to be having the same issues. I remember when I finally read the first negative comment about her on the internet I cried because I knew that I wasn't crazy...(unfortunately) someone else
had been treated badly too. I know I wrote more than 5 letters to Steinberg over a 2 year period and many of my sentiments have been echoed time and time again by others. Feffer clearly had an agenda that played out time and time again against the litigants she did not favor. We need a good civil rights lawyer who wants to take on the State of California for having not vetted this woman properly. We need to have help to investigate why so many complaints went ignored.In hindsight...how did someone so young, inexperienced and virtually unknown ever get where she got? I think they are
keeping her on the bench to sustain judicial immunity for her and to protect the State from fallout for her outrageous rulings. NO DOUBT she
violated people's civil rights. NO DOUBT Marjorie Steinberg just answered " quit complaining!!!"
It just cannot be that such obvious irresponsibility
is without consequence.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA2196
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I agree totally, that she should not go unpunished. She absolutely is evil and ruled against me (completely unfairly) and I am pregnant. Her reasoning was that I had dropped the restraining order and that since I was pregnant things couldn't be that bad. But they were that bad. Only now with a new judge have we seen some measure of justice.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2195
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Please count me in any future actions taken against Judge Feffer.

I agree with everyone, that knowingly she has done incredible damage to lives of many people. In my opinion she is suffering from deep psychological issues, but that is her and her families problem to address. As litigants that have been party to this abuse we need to make sure that at minimum she is not only barred from being a judge but also de-barred and unable to practice law in any capacity.

I think our efforts should be spearheaded in multiple directions, one through a suite against her, the other the FBI investigation, and yet the third effort by bringing awareness to public at large. The third method can be done through web publicity as well as major local news papers.

But, we need a central location to form a forum where the interested parties can bring their ideas and efforts to start the momentum.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2194
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I am not an attorney. As a student of law, I came across many cases of litigants trying to sue judges. I even gave it a try myself.

Judicial Immunity is a strong barrier to winning a suit. One attorney who won such a case was kind enough to speak with me at length, and still discouraged me from proceeding.

You see, even when a judge is caught taking a bribe, he cannot be held civilly liable for damages. That is why I suggest gettig the FBI or other law enforcement interested.

There are exceptions to Judicial Immunity. One is when the judge does not have jurisdiction over the subject matter or parties. Another is when the error is completely administrative. I thought both these cases applied to my suit, but I was still shut down. As you know, there does not need to be any reason behind a judges reasons.

Here is one avenue we may get an attorney to try. Represent the children. Does the judge have "jurisdiction" over the children whose lives are ruined? I don't know the answer to this, but guess there is not personal jurisdiction over the kids. If there was, the kids would be allowed to hear the trials.

You can reach me at bohemian_books at yahoo dot com.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2193
Rating:1.0
Comments:
The exact same thing happened to me. I came to court with an attorney that wanted to make a special appearance on my behalf. She insisted that he file a substitution of Attorney which we went to the clerk's office to do. Upon returning to the courtroom she said it wasn't necessary after all but when my temp attorney started to address the issue of granting me fees so I could have representation she shut him down right then and there saying he did not have the authority to make oral argument for attorney fees which is dead wrong!!! I filed an appeal and attempted to address all of the procedural BS that went on in her courtroom and they totally ignored it. In spite of the Elkins Task Force recommendations for all person's having access to legal representation, I was denied 5 times by her. My ex was represented and he is an attorney. She made me go to trial against my own husband with no representation. The two of them constantly objected or took issue to everything I said. She called it a short cause matter and gave me 1 day to present my side of the case and after I arrested my case as she told me to, she decided it was long cause matter and gave him 7 days to present his side of the case. he spent 2 full days cross examining me and I got 30 minutes to cross
examine him. Needless to say I lost my shirt, very minor child and spousal support..... everything after 26 years of marriage. Because I am not an attorney my appeal was flawed and I lost. It really amazed me that they could see the gross injustices I faced
and they still would not cut me any slack. Feffer knows that her decisions are bullet proof if she
impoverishes the loosing party to the point that it takes years to earn enough money to fight back. I am willing to join any effort to get her exposed for
the mutation of justice that she routinely practiced. I say it takes two to tango and my ex was about as
brilliant at being cruel as there is but Feffer
bought it all the way. I am writing a book about my experience and I welcome anyone who wants to
share their story with me. No way this monster is just going to get a reprieve from the damage she has done. I read that you can sue judges in federal court for their bad decisions. I also read that it is tough to win. How about a class action suit against
her misinterpretations of the family code and civil rights violations.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2192
Rating:1.0
Comments:
She did seem to know exactly what she was doing wrong. She allowed my x to be represented by an attorney who had not filed a substitution of attorney. Then I was observing a random case in her court and she would not allow a litigant to have an attorney represent him, because no substitution of attorney was signed.

I could sense her discomfort that I was in the room watching this, but no remorse. I guess in my fantasies she would blurt out, "I'm sorry! I screwed your children up royally. I'll fix it. I'll give your children all the money I set aside for m own children. I'll apologize to your kids in person and tell them what ulterior motive caused me to do evil for their father."

Wake up. The appellate justices Zelon, Perluss and Woods ain't going to help. The CJP won't help. We need to get some of Feffer's decisions in front of the US Supreme Court and (not withstanding her husbands relationship with them) in front of the FBI.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2190
Rating:1.0
Comments:
I remember her looking directly at me each morning of our trial (where I was fighting for my life In Pro Per against my husband who is a litigator) with a giant, welcoming smile and saying"Good Morning". Then she would expect the favor to be returned to her, "Good morning your honor" we would say. I wanted to tack on the words "you Nazi." That is how I felt about her. She persecuted me and she knew that I knew what was going down. It was shear enjoyment for her to watch me squirm. If I could go to watch her in her new courtroom, to see
how much her demeanor has changed.

Other

Comment #: CA2189
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I used to sit and get sick in Dep't 87 watching this woman. Remember how she'd walk out, and stand with her head down next to the bench while her clerk announced "The Honorable Judge Elizabeth R. Feffer presiding"?? There isn't anyone doing that anymore for this sick, psychotic woman. She actually said to one litigant... "I suppose you think your kid is the most important kid in the world". Hmmmm. YES!!!! Every child should be "the most important" to the Judicial Officer who is deciding their future... I am so glad she is gone.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2188
Rating:1.0
Comments:
In response to the last post..You are too funny!!!
Nothing about Feffer ever makes me want to crack a smile but your post did. Perhaps it is all too degrading for her. Maybe she is contemplating loosing something she coveted. Maybe now she can identify with those of us that she so casually relieved of the things that we coveted like our children and a decent life.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA2187
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I'm just stunned at what a poor judge Feffer was. She presided over my family law case and just completely sided with my husband and gave the children (4 and 2 yrs. old) and me the shaft. Finally, with a new judge, things are turning around for us. I am glad that children are resilient. It is incredibly sad to read about how many mothers and children were just destroyed by this evil woman. Eviction cases are not enough for her...

Other

Comment #: CA2186
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I don't know how she cannot realize that it's a demotion. She is doing eviction cases now! NO - she did not take her cast of courtroom comedians with her... in fact, there is not even a court reporter in her new courtroom. The sign outside says if you want a court reporter, you have to go downstairs and pay to have one come in!!

Litigant

Comment #: CA2185
Rating:1.0
Comments:
To the last person to post...did Feffer take her same
courtroom characters with her from 87 to 73?
Do you really think Feffer thinks of this as a demotion?
Isn't she getting paid the same salary?

Other

Comment #: CA2180
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I've gone to Department 73 several times just to witnesses the lowered status of Judge Elizabeth R Feffer for myself... but she has never been on the bench. Could she actually be getting some much needed training before being let loose on the public again??

Litigant

Comment #: CA2167
Rating:1.0
Comments:
In response to some of the questions:
I was at Judge Fujie as an observer, although my case may be coming up with her. She is very profession, calm and patient. And, she also was conducting the family court like it should be, not as two (or one) convicted felon, but two parties who have differences and difficulties with their life. She was acting as a mediator, and in one of the cases that the parties seemed to not have much money she even consulted them to try to talk to each other and settle things outside the court with good intentions to avoid paying for unnecessary attorney fees. I have been rating Judge Feffer performance with 1 (although frankly she should not be even rated as she has no place to be a judge of anything at all). Based on my limited observation of Judge Fujie I will not hesitate to give her 9 or 10.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2166
Rating:1.0
Comments:
I sweated over an appeal by myself with no input from anyone. Feffer left me so poor an appellate lawyer was not possible. I know my appeal was technically flawed just because it is almost impossible for an in pro per to get it right and the transcripts from my trial were about $5000 so I couldn't include them. I still gave it my all and demonstrated how perverse Feffer's rulings were. Even if she had the discretion to make the decisions she did they were clearly the harshest, most dehumanizing determination that any judge could have handed down. I really wonder about the appellate court because it is so obviously a domino effect that if you loose big in family court you are going to be crippled. The judges gave no consideration to the effort. I hope I have another chance now. I hope we all have another chance now.

Other

Comment #: CA2165
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Thank you for updating us! I was wondering the same thing about if she can be requested go overlook Feffers rulings. I have a case in a couple weeks with lots of evidence provided by me, and by the petitioners OSC, he does not have any! It definitely worked for him with Feffer to just pull the he said she said, but im praying now the truth will finally be heard! i hope everyone finds success for their children with the new judge. If anyone has success stories please share, i will share in a couple weeks about what happened with mine.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2163
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
In my experience and by advice of an appellate attorney, appeals in family law are useless. Besides that they are difficult, time consuming and expensive, once you win on appeal the other party can go right back in for a modification. A fresh judge is the real answer in family law.

Of course if Court Counsel Brett Bianco calls the fresh judge to discuss your case, your chances of having a different outcome are nil.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2162
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Thank you for the information! Were you in Hon. Fujie's courtroom for a hearing on your own matter or were you just observing? Are all former Feffer cases automatically before Fujie? Has anyone experienced putting a Feffer decision to the test before Fujie? Does Fujie make comments about Feffer? Just remember that experience matters. Hon. Fujie is at least 20 years Feffer's senior and her profile suggests she has had a distinguished career for over 40 years of practicing law. Honestly, no one should be eligible to be a family law judge unless they are at least 50! Again, thanks to you previous poster for your invaluable insight!

Litigant

Comment #: CA2161
Rating:1.0
Comments:
I attended Judge Fujies's courtroom today (March 9th). My 90 min experience in her courtroom summarises to: I found her calm, meticulous, and good handle of financial details. She listens very well and relies heavily on evidence. And, she definitely seems to have a very good background as a trial lawyer.

In my humble opinion the difference between Judge Feffer & Judge Fujie is literally ... NIGHT & DAY.

Other

Comment #: CA2146
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Does anyone have any news about the new judge yet? How is her demeanor. i would love to hear about her. Also, are we all still going to work together on removing feffer from the bench. If anyone is setting up the recall again, im in.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2142
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Are we done talking about Feffer? I for one would welcome any direction as to where to go from here.
Feffer impoverished me so that I still can't afford legal assistance. If anyone is willing to share what their attorneys have advised as to whether there are more open doors now that Feffer is gone??? I haven't bothered to consider my legal options while Feffer was still around but perhaps there are some.

Other

Comment #: CA2141
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I was wondering the same thing! Has anyone saw how Hon. Fujie runs things? Im out of state or else id be there everyday. I have a modification coming up in a couple weeks and im nervous but im hoping Fujie will at least let me speak unlike Feffer. Has anyone requested a review of their case by Hon. Fujie, is that even possible?

Other

Comment #: CA2133
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Is anyone court watching Hon. Fujie?

Litigant

Comment #: CA2129
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I am definitely going back as soon as possible to revised the current order....which IS completely BIAS!!! My son is soooo unhappy - he cried last time he had to go back. The lies are all coming to surface as the truth always does...

i know i am preaching to the choir when i say, we need to get her removed completely from the bench!!!! I for one will come forward and share my nightmare, I will contribute to any blog where we are gathering and sharing our experiences, i will even boycott outside her courtroom door.

The funny things is....justice will always prevail, we all knew something wasn't right about her and her crazy antics as she plays God and messes with the lives of the less fortunate.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2128
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Would you say that she is not acknowledging that this transfer is a forced demotion? Would you say that she is acting unaware that there was ever a recall effort? I don't expect that she will ever openly apologize for her actions but she should recognize that her "all is well with the world" attitude is just going to continue to infuriate us victims and we will continue to publish unflattering facts about her. It is like we are now her watchdogs and we will look under every rock we can to dig up whatever it takes to get her off the court permanently.

Other

Comment #: CA2127
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Feffer was completely oblivious to all that was going on - she was friendly, polite and most annoyingly pleasant to everyone. She is just too stupid to realize that the world is happy that she has been moved.

Other

Comment #: CA2120
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
This makes me beyond happy, words can't even explain. I am sure everyone who has sat in front of her and had her make rulings beyond ridiculous, are feeling the way i feel at this very moment. i pray that this new judge will see these rulings and have the ability to straighten them up. My child has been put through hell and back and lost her childhood due to Feffer, i have faith
my child will get it back.

If a modification is brought in front of the new judge, does anyone know if she can be requested to review the case and make a new ruling? I am in no doubt that the new judge would be in shock at the amount of mess-ups Feffer has done that has affected my child in so many ways.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2119
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Wow! I was trying not to think that something would once again interfere and Feffer would still be occupying Dept. 87. Today is Christmas for me!

Other

Comment #: CA2118
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I was in Dep't 87 on friday, 2/24... watching the movers take Feffer's things out of her chambers made me so happy I cried.

Now to see that she has been moved to a "Limited Jurisdiction Civil Courtroom" makes me beyond happy!!

A demotion for the worst Judge in Los Angeles County... getting her ready to be fired I hope!!

Other

Comment #: CA2117
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
L.A Superior Court website shows Feffer in Dpt. 73 and Fujie in 87!! Its time to celebrate!! :)

Litigant

Comment #: CA2113
Rating:1.0
Comments:
There has been nothing said about Feffer in 3 days.
Is there concern that she isn't going anywhere? So far there has been only circumstantial indications that she is being replaced. Anyone know anything more concrete?

Litigant

Comment #: CA2109
Rating:1.0
Comments:
I just wanted to inform those that are intrested in the recall campaign. I have been in touch with the person who organized and implmented the last recall on Judge Feffer. He is willing to do it again.

Please let me know if you are interested to pursue another recall on her.

Other

Comment #: CA2108
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
We are one of those cases where the favored abusive Daddy decided to call an Emergency Ex-Parte today requesting complete change of custody and supervised visits.

How many others were there this week I wonder?

And Feffer will move to retaliate one last time while she can... we have no hope.

Litigant

Comment #: CA2107
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Anyone going to witness Feffer's farewell performance.
Isn't that today? Please share your observations with those of us who cannot be there.

Other

Comment #: CA2106
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Can Feffer take any of the cases with her to rule on in the future? I heard she can :( if a lawyer requests her and she has ruled on that case in the past.
Why hasn't anyone started talking about Fugie.... What do we know about her?

Other

Comment #: CA2099
Rating:1.0
Comments:
The Recall time limit has passed, and would need to be started again unfortunately. Once it was let out that she was being removed from Family Law - efforts were not as strong. I agree that she needs to be completely off the bench and disbarred. She does not have the mentality, compassion or tempermant to be in the Legal Profession.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA2098
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Judge Feffer uses he post to divide families. Where is the resolution and reconcilliation? Are my children and I better for being under her cantancerous control? NO! Yes, media needs to be alerted. Unfortunately, I think many are afraid of her talons.She lists her supporters, or are those who live
in fear of her? WHat's up with the recall petition? How long do you have to submit it? How many more signatures do you need?

Litigant

Comment #: CA2078
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Any news about where Feffer is going?

Other

Comment #: CA2076
Rating:1.0
Comments:
http://gov.ca.gov/news.php?id=17358

This link states that Holly Fujie is replacing Judge Jerry E. Johnson not Feffer...ugghhh I wish it was to replace Feffer!!! I wish I knew the truth, someone please clear this up!!!

Litigant

Comment #: CA2073
Rating:1.0
Comments:
I for one am writing a book about the tragedy that myfamily and I experienced because of the outrageous behavior of Feffer and of my ex-spouse as well. It was nothing less than court condoned brutality. I want to shame the smug individuals that look the other way while this kind of mutation of justice is going on. I plan to have a special chapter devoted to Marjorie Steinberg and her particularly callous disregard for the complaints she got time and time again (5 letters from me) about Feffer where she would advise that I "quit complaining" because there is nothing of merit to what I have to say. How does she reconcile that she let this Feffer go on with her agenda when it was Steinberg's job to be a liason between the family courts and the parties? I know I will get attention with my book because I was married to someone "high profile" which is why
Feffer stepped all over herself to indulge his cruel
fantasies. I don't disagree about continuing the recall but I don't know the landscape of the procedure so I just want to start getting the ugly details of her "special style of dispensing justice"
before the public.

Other

Comment #: CA2053
Rating:1.0
Comments:
I am so excited to never have to sit in front of Judge E.Feffer again. She doesn't get the impact she has had on so many lives. I can't wait to see the looks on the people's faces that she has favored for so many years. Hopefully the new judge appointed will be fair. Not bias to any sex, lawyers w status or dollar signs but to be fair to everyone. The research I did on the new judge appointed says she is a woman's activist. All of us moms that have had to deal with this woman hater (Feffer) will finially get justice! So happy.

Other

Comment #: CA2052
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
i wrote a comment and it was deleted. Hmmmmmnnn, not sure why, but i guess it can be considered redundant to the 2000 comments already posted.

All i can say is she deserves no rating.....i'm glad she cannot make any more decisions when it comes to families. Who wants to see Children suffer as a result of her abusing the system and her authority. May God have mercy on her soul...

Other

Comment #: CA2049
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
ITS OFFICIAL!!

Judge Michelle Williams Court will be replacing Judge Juhas in Department 67.

Judge Holly Fujie will be replacing Judge Feffer in Department 87.

Other

Comment #: CA2047
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Who has said that attorneys are requesting her?? I am going to scream if they hold this up any longer!!!

Litigant

Comment #: CA2046
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Are you saying that because attorney's are still requesting her it is holding up the process of having her removed? I wish there was some way to establish
the attorney's that have her courtroom rigged. I know my ex's attorney did. When she is off the bench we should all share names of who won big in her courtroom.

Other

Comment #: CA2044
Rating:1.0
Comments:
i have never seen anyone appear vicious and contriving as a judge but this woman appeared evil, vindictive and malicious in her decisions. I feel sorry for those that have had to in her courtroom with a decision from her. And sadly, there is no avail except appeal which takes years for these poor victims in her courtroom.

Other

Comment #: CA2026
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
March 1? I heard 2/27 was her last day? I am sooo excited regardless - her being gone is the best news for Family Law!!

Other

Comment #: CA2017
Rating:1.0
Comments:
The latest is that she is re-assigned and she will be leaving March 1. The truth is she sould be fired from the judicial system and sent to see a therapist for rest of her life. And her husband the assistant DA should pay civil damages to all who have been effected by her rulings. Perhaps it will be in millions of $$$$$ - Note: I am sorry the rating starts from 1. Otherwise her rating is -10.

Court Staff

Comment #: CA2000
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
February 27.... WooHoo!! Can this be made "Save the Children from the Psycho Judge" Day??

Litigant

Comment #: CA1975
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Anyone who wants to go public email me energyng@yahoo.com "Media.Books,Pro testing" just because she's leaving doesn't mean the children are safe! The laws have to change. And only us "The people" can do something about it!... ~mother of 4 dv survivor~

Other

Comment #: CA1969
Rating:1.0
Comments:
I am so happy!!!!!!!! She is finally out of family law...We were heard!!!!!!Victory! Congratulations to all of the mothers and children who have been victims of this woman hater. i am dancing!

Other

Comment #: CA1946
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
It has been confirmed the children of Los Angeles County and their loving mothers are going to be a little safer soon. Elizabeth Feffer is leaving Family Law, and the replacement judge should be named next week.

Litigant

Comment #: CA1944
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Personally, I welcome anyone who would like to collaborate in writing a book about how innocent,
unaware people who think the family code and the judges who are sworn to uphold it in California, are
so deceived by the system. People even get rich like John Nazzarian of "desperate exes" reporting f on how "lunched" people get thinking they can get anywhere in the family courts without retaining a
"player" for an attorney...... one who sucks every dollar they can from you because they always have an example of a stupid fool who thought the law exists for the "common" soul rather than the "rich' man. Ha, Ha ,L.A. family law is so overtly advertised as a dirty playing field and the likes of E. Feffer are the kind of obstacles you should expect to face. It all makes the money go around and around.

Litigant

Comment #: CA1932
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Was there ever any basis for the postings that Feffer would leave the bench? It is a disservice to the public to put information like that out there when there is no truth or foundation for it. Not that there aren't many people who wish it were true and believe that it would be right that she leave family law.

Litigant

Comment #: CA1928
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Isn't she out yet??? What is the delay? What more can be done to put an end to her being in Family Law?
With her attitude and demeanor wouldn't she be a better fit in the criminal courts where she can really
sock it to the bad guys? It just seems like such a sensible solution.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA1927
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Elizabeth R. Feffer is truly either grossly delusional or outright vicious and vindictive. Elizabeth R. Feffer is regarded as a loose unpredictable canon, destroying everything in her path. Stepping into her courtroom, male or female is playing russian roulette with your children's lives and your own. 170.6 at all costs.

Other

Comment #: CA1910
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I have wondered why complaints made to the LA County DA Judicial Integrity Services Division have gone without help. They keep saying "lets see what the Judge does".

[Editor Redacted]

Litigant

Comment #: CA1909
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
As we are about to celebrate the life of someone who understood being powerless against a system that had a predetermined agenda to exonerate certain persons just on the basis of race, it is apropos that we recognize Judge Feffer as well for her ability to ignore the efforts of a MLK (and others) to establish that there is such a thing a equality and justice for all.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA1905
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I am a family law attorney with a case in her courtroom. I think she is a sociopath who spread that rumor because she gets pleasure from other's pain. How much fun it would be for her if everyone's hopes were dashed! There is no explanation for the powers that be leaving her where she can do the most damage.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA1894
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
If anyone is willing to do a protest with me at the Courthouse - please email me. We can contact the media and ask them to come speak to us.. maybe get someone to run against this angry and bitter woman?? Please contact me if you are interested.

Litigant

Comment #: CA1892
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Have we victims been duped?? Perhaps Feffer has dodged the bullet here. If the recall was for real then the steam behind it is still there. Don't dismantle the team. This is a big election year with lots of emphasis on the voting power of the people. If Feffer isn't gone yet then let's rally the efforts and get the job done!!!!

Court Staff

Comment #: CA1888
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I second that request... so many rumors are out that this "person" is to be removed from her current position in Family Law - yet there has been no confirmation. To The Powers that be... Please remove this person. She has no business raising her own children, let alone being able to rule on the lives of other peoples children!!

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA1884
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Those of us who are waiting patiently to breathe a sigh of relief that Feffer is off the Family Court and on to other pursuits have still not been able to ascertain that it is official. Is it official? The Judicial roll calls still have her listed as sitting in Family Court while it is after the announced deadline for her departure. Can someone who has the inside track on this please provide some assurance that our prayers have been answered and she is history.....at least from presiding over the futures of our children????

Other

Comment #: CA1882
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Elizabeth Feffer condones bad behavior by letting the person ( she is bias towards the fathers) that she favors do what ever they please, even if it's not good for the kids. She is destroying families by not following the guidelines of the law and in some cases where there was abuse the abuse continues because she doesn't hold them to the standard that the law requires. She is unprepared and often smug when she hands down decisions based on god knows what. I hope she is replaced very soon with someone that is worthy of the bench. She is a women that is obviously not a mom because she never thinks of the kids and what is best for them. Throw her out!!!!!

Other

Comment #: CA1881
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Judge Feffer once again shows she doesn't have the kids best interest at heart. She doesn't even rule according to the law. Why do the kids have to suffer because this woman is on a power trip? We need to replace this woman with someone who is compassionate and at LEAST FOLLOWS THE LAW.

Other

Comment #: CA1856
Rating:1.0
Comments:
She sided on my behalf, and in retrospect I am uneasy by her having done so. Her decisions were not in our children's best interest, and their mother was not treated fairly. I think it would be better if Judge Feffer did not work in family law.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA1847
Rating:3.3
Comments:
Highly biased. Generally unable to focus on best interests of child. Has trouble with due process and procedural issues. Would be better suited in a general civil litigation role.

Litigant

Comment #: CA1837
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Can we really rejoice at the hints that Feffer is really going to cave under the pressure brought to bear by the public/recall efforts and move on? I don't know about the rest of you but this is the best (possible) news I could have hoped for.
The Family Law Courts just might have been purged of one of the most infectious, evil presences that ever set foot in the halls of justice!!

Litigant

Comment #: CA1792
Rating:1.0
Comments:
In my opinion, based on watching her make decisions on my case and others, she has a certain bias towards men. Her decisions seem to favor the woman. Also, arguments in her court are useless. Just watch her work. As soon as she tells both sides that they are done, she turns to her computer and begins to read her decision. It is obvious that she has made her decision before she had heard any oral arguments. In my case, we had Points and Authorities that addressed the issue before the court, however, she did not care. She stated that there have been no significant changes to Petitioner or me (Respondent), even though per our Income and Expense Delarations, I make almost $2k less per month and Petitioner has also suffered a loss of income. I sought relief based on change of income and the fact that I'm now on State Disability. She said that there was no change in status and told me that I needed to meet my obligations. I understand that, but I will soon be FLAT BROKE having to pay $393 A WEEK in total support, leaving me $270 a week to live on. I have not won a single motion before her court. I can no longer afford my attorney fees. I tried. I lost. The system failed me. I have a good attorney, but a bad judge, in my opinion.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA1779
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
In April 2011 I made a mistake. I though this Judge had been given a bad rap. I have realized that, while I cannot comment on what anyone else has experienced, I have now seen for myself that even if she has some special ability to see the truth despite the evidence (which I doubt), far more troubling is that I have seen her target the weakest person in the case, then eviscerate that person, on the record, for no good reason. I am troubled by the recall because there is no way to know where the information is from. This is family law and emotions run high. People who are not attorneys (and even some attorneys) do not always understand why the law works as it does, so they complain when they were treated fairly. In my opinion, Alex Baldwin is a perfect example of that. Recalls rarely succeed, but if this office comes up for re-election perhaps someone who can rule against an individual without humiliating the person for no reason, will run against Judge Feffer. If at that time everyone writing here exercises the Constitutional right to vote and encourages others to do the same, Judge Feffer will be replaced by someone who will not abuse their power.

Other

Comment #: CA1745
Rating:1.0
Comments:
not fit to be a judge. incompetent,partial and bias

Litigant

Comment #: CA1743
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Judge Feffer is not prepared, flippant, grumpy and does not rule according to the law. She favors fathers and hates mothers. I have sat in her court on a number of occasions and am shocked by lack of respect she gives women but she goes overboard to be pleasant to the men, I think she loves the attention. I think this recall is awesome but my concern is that there will nobody to replace her. She was elected last time because she didn't have anyone running against her. Please tell me someone else will be on the ballot...the recall will not matter if we can't replace this bias, unlawful, embarrassment to the bench judge. Judge Feffer needs a reality check. I think she hates her mother and is taking it out on innocent families...destroying their lives and smirking as she does so.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA1714
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Those persons who feel compelled to leave complimentary messages about this judge are most likely those who have the credentials that she favors.It is far more likely that those who don't have the benefit of her favor want to speak up. Yes, she does put on a good show for those that she wants to impress
because she has no regard for average people.

Litigant

Comment #: CA1713
Rating:9.0
Comments:
I am leaving a comment for Judge Feffer. After reading the anonymous comments left by others, I had to leave on in her favor. Over the course of 7 years, I have been before 4 judges and Judge Feffer has always sided on the best interests of the children involved. After sitting in on not only my case but various other cases, I have not once seen what others have commented on. If she ruled against their favor then it would make sense. I have seen her un-biased attention to lawyers, petitioners, and respondents. She has ruled against my OSCs and for my OSCs and it has always been in the best interests of the children.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA1711
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
It is difficult to accept anonymous comments with any degree OC credibility. I will not in luxe my name as I do not wish to appear as though I am attempting to curry favor, but my experience with Judge Feffer is that she is prepared, knowledgable on the facts and law of the cases before her, allows participants their day in court, is respectful and even tempered in her judicial demeanor and appears to be trying to do the right thing in perhaps the single most challenging judicial assignment, Family Law. I am a Certified Family Law Specialist with over 28 years experience in the field and I have seen all manner of judicial officers and I also know how many people with agendas are capable of spinning and twisting facts, bending and molding them to fit their views and perceptions. It is disconcerting that the more vocal of you haven't the courage of your convictions to identify yourselves.

Other

Comment #: CA1651
Rating:1.0
Comments:
I have examined some of the files (decisions) of Judge Feffer, and quite frankly she makes a farce out of a judicial proceeding and in doing so places children's lives in jeopardy.

She is a disgrace to the bench and needs to step down NOW!

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA1650
Rating:1.1
Comments:
Vindictive and dangerous. Outrageous, unlawful behavior on the bench. An embarrassment to the Judicial Community. Promotes child abuse. http://www.recalljudgeelizabethfeffer.com says it all. In over 36 years of practice I have never seen a Bench Officer lie and distort the truth as she does to cover up actual crimes. She should be disbarred.

Other

Comment #: CA1623
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Does not listen, does not take a child's welfare into consideration. A complete disgrace to our justice system sitting on a bench to serve yet is so driven by her power rather than following the law to benefit children. Egotistical and embarrassing to the human race. How does she sleep at night?

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA1622
Rating:2.4
Comments:
Masks her inexperience with harsh rulings that she derives perverse pleasure from making. Its rare to see a Judge smile when handing down an extreme decision, but I have seen it in multiple cases. She really is a disgrace.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA1612
Rating:1.0
Comments:
disgrace to the bench; does not follow the law

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA1601
Rating:1.1
Comments:
Completely lacks discernment. Unable to see beyond her personal opinions which are not based on law. In my opinion, guilty of malfeasance.

Litigant

Comment #: CA1485
Rating:1.0
Comments:
This is one of the worst Judicial Officers ever to sit on a bench. She absolutely refuses to read documents submitted to her, and likes to base her "rulings" on what others have stated is their opinion, or on the recommendations of her hand-picked Court Collaterals (Minor's Counsel, etc..).

She refuses to have any evidence presented to her - for then she might have to actually form a thought on her own, and that wouldn't be something to happen naturally to this woman.

She is lazy, arrogant, inexperienced and knows not the first thing about Family Law or the Evidence Code.

When indusputable black/white evidence is submitted that her Court Collaterals has LIED to her - she will do whatever it takes to suppress that information.

Too bad that the powers that be are investigating her, and her ridiculous rulings.

Litigant

Comment #: CA1423
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
I am one of the litigants she rules against. My oral arguments at the appellate court in re some of her decisions will be made April 7 at 10 am in division 7.

I spent some time in her courtroom, listening to other cases. In the majority, she is a good judge. There are a handful of cases though where she makes decisions that are 180 degrees from what she states in her other opinions.

For example, she changed custody on a mother because the child was getting bad grades in some classes. But in my case the child had a 0.4 gpa while with the father and she did nothing to change the custody. (That is not a typo. zero point four gpa.)

I know the FBI is investigating. They sent two special agents to my home to discuss the situation with me. But they cannot act fast enough, with children's lives at stake.

Laura Lynn

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA1420
Rating:10.0
Comments:
She seems to be getting a really bad rap. I've been practicing family law in L.A. for 20 + years and am a certified specialist. Every time I've been before her, she was well prepared, and knew the law. She may favor some attorneys in the sense of inclusiveness (and I am not in the fold) but NOT in the decision, and that is all that really counts.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA1397
Rating:1.0
Comments:
a disgrace to the bench

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA1377
Rating:1.0
Comments:
I have spoken with numerous other attorneys who have had the displeasure of experiencing court proceedings before Judge Feffer and, they are unanimous in their promise to 170.6 (peremptory challenge) her forever in the future for any matters assigned to her courtroom. Feel free to stand in from of her courtroom anytime and watch as lawyers step out, shaking their heads and muttering to themselves, trying to make sense of the farcical.
Once bitten, twice shy; fool me twice, shame on me, as the saying goes. Consider yourself forewarned....

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA1375
Rating:1.4
Comments:
Simply a horrible judicial officer. Rarely reads papers, doesn't know or follow the law. Issues emotional, shoot-from-the-hip rulings. Extremely biased as she picks a side and rides it all the way, evidence and/or applicable law be damned. Utterly lacking in judicial temperament. Only got job because her daddy (or is it grand-daddy) was a judge before her. A total and unequivocal trainwreck.

Other

Comment #: CA1268
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Doesn't follow law, is bias, favors celebrities and people with finances, does not like mothers.
Does not act in any best interest of children what so ever

Litigant

Comment #: CA1260
Rating:1.0
Comments:
She is unfair and biased - refusing to read any of the papers presented to her.