Illinois Bar Journal

Articles on Department of Children and Family Services

Request for postadoption contact must be disclosed to prospective adoptive parents

January
2020
Illinois Law Update
Page 16
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services adopted amendments that require a birth parent or parents who desire postadoption contact to disclose such a request to prospective adoptive parents.

DCFS adopts the reasonable and prudent parent standard

February
2019
Illinois Law Update
Page 14
The Department of Children and Family Services adopted amendments to Licensing Standards for Foster Family Homes (89 Ill. Adm. Code 402), Licensing Standards for Group Homes (89 Ill. Adm. Code 403), and Licensing Standards for Children Care Institutions and Maternity Centers (89 Ill. Adm. Code 404), all effective Oct. 31, 2018.

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