Custodian requirements of Juvenile Court Act of 1987 amended PA 094-0604November 2005Illinois Law Update, Page 564On August 16, 2005, section 2-10 of the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 (705 ILCS 405/1-1 et seq) was modified to provide for more precise standards of conduct in instances where the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is appointed as the temporary custodian of a minor.
Appellate Jurisdiction Over Child Protection OrdersBy Charles P. Goldbert and Kass A. PlainSeptember 2005Article, Page 466When can lawyers for parents, children, and other parties seek appellate review in child protection cases? This article discusses the details.
Legal limit on tobacco age may rise; H.B. 1034May 2001Illinois Law Update, Page 230Some Illinois teens may soon find it more difficult to purchase cigarettes and other tobacco products. House Bill 1034 would raise the current minimum age to purchase such products from 18 to 19.
Tattoos for public servicework?; P.A. 91-98April 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 196Under two new laws that amend the Juvenile Court Act of 1987, some juveniles may soon be trading in their tattoos for additional community service hours.