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Child Welfare Law: Neglected, Abused, and Dependent Minors 2017 Edition

This book's focus is trained on handling matters involving abused, neglected, and dependent juveniles.

Matters involving children are among the most poignant that family law attorneys face, due to the unique issues that arise when the welfare of these vulnerable members of society is endangered. This handbook covers the law as it relates to abused, neglected, and dependent minors and addresses specific topics including childrens' rights to medical and mental health treatment, the rights and responsibilities of guardians ad litem, child protection mediation, and the termination of parental rights, with editable forms to assist drafting in such matters.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1 — Minors’ Rights to Medical and Mental Health Treatment
Hon. Maxwell Griffin, Jr., Judge, Child Protection Division, Juvenile Court of Cook County, Chicago

Chapter 2 — Rights and Responsibilities of the Guardian ad Litem
Michele M. McGee, Cook County Office of the Public Guardian, Chicago

Chapter 3 — Child Protection Mediation
Susan M. Storcel, Director, Circuit Court of Cook County, Child Protection Mediation and Facilitation Program, Chicago

Chapter 4 — Pretrial Issues
Stephen M. Dore and Rachel M. Koch, Office of the Cook County Public Defender, Chicago

Chapter 5 — Trials
Thomas Esler, Thomas Esler, Attorney at Law, Skokie

Chapter 6 — Dispositions and Permanency
Bruce A. Boyer and Anita Weinberg, Directors, ChildLaw Clinic, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, and Kathryn J. Huber, LAF, Chicago

Chapter 7 — Termination of Parental Rights
Terry Lostoff, Juvenile Justice Bureau, Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, Chicago

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Matters involving children are among the most poignant that family law attorneys face, due to the unique issues that arise when the welfare of these vulnerable members of society is endangered. This handbook covers the law as it relates to abused, neglected, and dependent minors and addresses specific topics including childrens' rights to medical and mental health treatment, the rights and responsibilities of guardians ad litem, child protection mediation, and the termination of parental rights, with editable forms to assist drafting in such matters.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1 — Minors’ Rights to Medical and Mental Health Treatment
Hon. Maxwell Griffin, Jr., Judge, Child Protection Division, Juvenile Court of Cook County, Chicago

Chapter 2 — Rights and Responsibilities of the Guardian ad Litem
Michele M. McGee, Cook County Office of the Public Guardian, Chicago

Chapter 3 — Child Protection Mediation
Susan M. Storcel, Director, Circuit Court of Cook County, Child Protection Mediation and Facilitation Program, Chicago

Chapter 4 — Pretrial Issues
Stephen M. Dore and Rachel M. Koch, Office of the Cook County Public Defender, Chicago

Chapter 5 — Trials
Thomas Esler, Thomas Esler, Attorney at Law, Skokie

Chapter 6 — Dispositions and Permanency
Bruce A. Boyer and Anita Weinberg, Directors, ChildLaw Clinic, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, and Kathryn J. Huber, LAF, Chicago

Chapter 7 — Termination of Parental Rights
Terry Lostoff, Juvenile Justice Bureau, Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, Chicago

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