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Legal protection for youngest drug victims: The presumption of neglect

The broad policy of the Child in Need of Assistance (CINA) subtitle is to ensure that juvenile courts and local departments of social services exercise authority ...

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Child advocacy: ESSA and the importance of school stability for foster children

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law by President Barack Obama in December 2015. In addition to setting academic standards, ESSA provides ...

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Matrimonial Matters: Co-parenting? There’s an app for that

Matrimonial lawyers constantly deal with clients who say that they don’t know what the child’s activity schedule is — and complain that the other party ...

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Child advocacy: Is placement with a relative sufficient to avoid a CINA finding?

A father hits his 9-year-old daughter in a public park. A bystander calls Child Protective Services (CPS), a division within the Department of Social Services ...

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