The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on Child Law
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Case law update
Mother's appeal from termination of her parental rights. Reversed and remanded.
Case law update: abuse/neglect
Respondent mother appealed a permanency order for one of her children to continue to be long-term foster care with the paternal grandmother.
Case Law Updates
Mother appealed a termination of her parental rights. Appellate Court held the finding that mother had not made reasonable progress toward return of her children was against the manifest of the evidence. Reversed.
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Families Intact began in August of 1999 to offer a family approach to the treatment of substance abuse by a family member by providing addiction treatment services in conjunction with multi-family therapy.
The family as a business
Families struggling with family problems often have difficulty resolving them because they lack a good model of how a family should operate effectively.
A message from the chair
Following in the footsteps of my predecessor, Attorney Richard Larson, I would like to take executive privilege about a particular Juvenile Law Issue that has moved me to comment so publicly.
New rules for special education
The Illinois State Board of Education has finally released the new regulations for the implementation of IDEA 97 in Illinois.
The Parent Education Program
The Cook County Juvenile Court Child Protection Division has established an education program for litigants on courtroom events and procedures in child abuse, neglect and dependency cases
Parental responsibility statutes to Illinois law
Compared to parental responsibility statutes of other states and to common law, the parental responsibility statute of Illinois found at 740 ILCS 115/1 et seq., lies in the middle of a continuum, with low, very limited liability at one end and high, very expansive liability at the other end.