Children, Families, and the Law, Center on

 

Authors

Jennifer Conner

Date of this Version

2007

Comments

Published by University of Nebraska Center on Children, Families, and the Law.

This publication was made possible by Grants No. 90C00932 and G-0001NESCIP from the Children’s Bureau, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not represent the offi cial views or policies of the funding agency, nor does publication in any way constitute an endorsement by the funding agency.

Abstract

Table of Contents:

The Basics
Common Questions
Rights
Resources
The Court Process
Detention Hearing
Adjudication Hearing
Disposition Hearing
Review Hearing
Permanency Hearing
Termination of Parental Rights
Who’s Involved
Judge
Caseworker
Guardian Ad Litem (GAL)
County Attorney
Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)
Foster Care Review Board
Important Names, Addresses and Phone Numbers
Judge
Caseworker
Child’s CASA Volunteer
Child’s GAL
Court Hearings
Responsibilities
Definitions of Common Terms



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