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Senate preliminarily approves bill giving foster parents right to intervene

Sen. Jeff Waldstreicher, D-Montgomery and the proposed amendment’s chief Senate sponsor, says the threshold boost would enhance “judicial efficiency” by relieving circuit courts of holding jury trials for relatively small claims (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

ANNAPOLIS – The Senate could vote as early as Monday on legislation that would give foster parents, often treated as mere witnesses in placement decisions regarding children in need of assistance (CINA), the right to intervene in the court cases ...

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