Parental Representation

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Standards for Parental Representation in State Intervention Matters were approved by the ILS Board on November 6, 2015, with an effective date of December 1, 2015. The workgroup drafting standards and best practices for attorneys representing parents in child welfare proceedings, convened by Angela Olivia Burton, first met on June 27, 2013. Following is a current list of its members:
Reports 2019 Commission on Parental Legal Representation Interim Report [pdf] Notices Notice of Public Hearing [pdf] Press Release July 18, 2018 [pdf]
Right to Counsel in Family-Related Court Proceedings