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Dealing With Pro Se Adversaries in Family Law Matters.
(ALM Media, 2020-04-15)
In this Family Law column, Toby Kleinman and Daniel Pollack discusses challenges that arise in cases with a pro se litigant, writing: Caution should be used by counsel when dealing with a pro se litigant. Pro se litigants ...
Managing settlement awards for victims of sexual abuse.
(Washtenaw County Bar Association, 2020-05)
Victims of sexual abuse are litigating. Among the most prominent defendants are schools, medical professionals, entertainment industry tycoons, politicians, coaches, and clergy. Often, if the case ...
Unfit to parent: American and Jewish legal perspectives.
(Touro College Fuchsberg Law Center, 2020-06)
When do parents become unfit to parent their children? Broadly speaking, parental unfitness may be determined by considering such factors as a parent’s conduct and capacity to provide for their child’s needs. Parents who ...
Should the world intervene when a country refuses disaster relief?
(Washington, DC: ©2020 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp., a subsidiary of News Communications, Inc., 2020-02-13)
Children Testifying About Abuse in the Context of Custody.
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020-02-21)
Many attorneys are reluctant to ever consider allowing a child to testify in a matter. In this Family Law column, Toby Kleinman and Daniel Pollack discuss various considerations that factor into the decision.
The role of law enforcement in child welfare checks.
(Los Angeles County Bar Association., 2020-01)
Police welfare checks of residences without a warrant generally are permissible if police officers have reasonable grounds to believe an inhabitant inside a residence is in imminent danger.
Rethinking educational neglect
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020-05-13)
The means used to provide education to most children from preschool through high school has been transformed, practically overnight. The children are vital players in the unanticipated and speedy transition to mandatory ...
A call for new legal standards of educational neglect, especially regarding special needs.
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020-07-10)
In their Family Law column, Kathryn Krase and Daniel Pollack discuss the impact of school closures due to COVID-19 on families with school-aged children who have special needs.
Police review boards, not just police officers, need training in youth trauma.
(NY: The Crime Report. The Center on Media Crime and Justice at John Jay College, 2020-07-08)
Defining chronic substance in the context of terminating parental rights.
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020-08-03)
The persistent use of drugs and alcohol can lead to many health and mental health impairments. In particular, the incidence of co-occurring chronic substance abuse and child abuse/neglect and its effects on the ability to ...