Standards of Practice for Attorneys Representing Parents in Abuse and Neglect Cases

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ABA Center on Children and the Law

A committee of practicing attorneys and child welfare professionals from jurisdictions throughout the country compiled these standards of quality and uniformity for attorneys representing parents in child abuse and neglect cases. The standards address the attorney-client relationship, case investigations, the hearing process and the role of the courts. Free. 44 pages. (800) 285-2221,