Announcements and News - Parent Representation

Commission on Parental Legal Representation
Family Court Mandated Representation Listserv [Word]

September 3, 2021
ILS Posts Title IV Frequently Asked Questions [pdf]

August 27, 2021
ILS Posts Questions and Answers for the Upstate Family Defense (Child Welfare) Quality Improvement and Caseload Reduction Grant RFP

August 12, 2021
ILS Releases Upstate Family Defense (Child Welfare) Quality Improvement and Caseload Reduction Grant RFP

July 8, 2021
Release of Caseload Standards for Parents’ Attorneys in NYS Family Court Mandated Representation Cases

January 7, 2020
Upstate Model Parent Representation Office Grant Recipient Announced [pdf]

June 21, 2019
Upstate Model Family Representation Office Questions and Answers [pdf]

May 24, 2019
ILS Releases Upstate Model Family Representation Office RFP [pdf]

May 22, 2019
Public Hearings on Financial Eligibility for Assignment of Counsel in Family Matters

January, 2019
2019 Commission on Parental Legal Representation Interim Report [pdf]
2019 Report of the Family Court Advisory and Rules Committee [pdf]

April 11, 2018
NYS Parent Attorney Perspectives Podcast 2: Practice Tips for Improving Parenting Time[mp3]
Podcast 2 Materials:
Cover and Materials List [pdf]
CFR Cornerstone Advocacy for Solo Practitioners Visiting [pdf]
CFR Small Adjustments Visiting [pdf]
CFR Order to Show Cause and Affirmation In Support [pdf]
Hiscock Notice of Motion to Modify and Supporting Affidavit and Affirmation pdf]

February 28, 2018
ILS / NYSDA 2018 Families Matter Conference Agenda [pdf]
2018 Ella B. Family Justice Award Announcement [pdf]
2018 Ella B. Family Justice Award Nominating Form [pdf]

November 22, 2017
New York State Parent Attorney Perspectives Podcast #1: Statewide Family Visiting Policy for Children in Foster Care, 17-OCFS-ADM-14 [mp3]

October 5, 2017
Family Visiting Policy for Children in Foster Care
ILS Announcement of OCFS Policy [pdf]
OCFS Administrative Directive October 5, 2017 [pdf]

April 18, 2017
Questions and Answers For Parent Representation RFP [pdf]

March 20, 2017
ILS Releases RFP for Upstate Model Parental Representation Office [pdf]

Coming October 14-15, 2016
Families Matter 2016, Albany Hilton [pdf]

January 4, 2016
New Family Law Legislation [pdf]

November 06, 2015
ILS Releases Parental Representation Standards [pdf]

October 6, 2015
NYLJ: Family Court To Get Advice On Issues Of Immigration [pdf]

April, 2015
ABA Publishes Why Gather Data On Parent Representation? [pdf] by ILS Staff Angela Burton and Andrew Davies

July, 2013
Parent Representation in Child Protection Proceedings Standards and Best Practices Workgroup Convenes