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Where are the records? Handling lost/destroyed records in child welfare tort litigation.
(American Bar Association (ABA), 2011-08)
As child welfare professionals, we have all encountered the “missing” record, most often during day-to-day advocacy. For those who practice child welfare tort litigation, incomplete discovery is also common, even ...
How to Minimize Group Home Liability.
(American Bar Association, 2016-06)
Attorneys who represent group homes face many challenging situ-ations. For attorneys who represent children or families in litigation against group homes, many issues may arise. When defending a group home in litigation, ...
Children, Sports, and Sexual Predators: Ten Commandments for Parents to Follow.
(American Public Human Services Association-APHSA, 2018-12)
Codifying the Use of Dolls and Diagrams as Testifying Aids for Children in Abuse Cases.
(American Public Human Services Association-APHSA, 2018-04)
Improving Financial Integrity in Human Services Agencies.
(American Public Human Services Association-APHSA, 2019-04)
Contacting Former Spouses as Part of the Adoption and Foster Home Study Process.
(American Public Human Services Association-APHSA, 2013-06)
Challenges Attorneys Face When Family Courts Do Not Follow Rules of Evidence.
(New York Law Journal, 2019-10-21)
Courts are known for their many rules and regulations. While there are times a family court judge may properly make exceptions to the rules, too many exceptions, or exceptions contrary to accepted science, may reduce ...
Cross-Gender Supervision of Children in Residential Group Homes.
(ALM Media Properties, LLC., 2017-09-26)
Julia Sands and Daniel Pollack write: Discrimination based on gender in many settings is illegal. However, because children in group homes are a particularly sensitive and vulnerable population to work with, there is a ...
Domestic Violence: Do's and Don'ts for Court.
(ALM Media Properties, LLC., 2018-07-11)
In every hearing to determine domestic violence, a court is faced with the dilemma of whether to grant or deny protection to a named plaintiff. Each state uses a different standard of proof, but the procedures are similar. ...
Attorney Perspectives of Child Protective Services “Legal Kidnapping”.
(American Public Human Services Association-APHSA, 2019-02)
Critics call it “legal kidnapping,” a somewhat derogatory term that refers to the alleged overreaching that Child Protective Services (CPS) effectuates by improperly removing a child from its parent(s), seemingly ...