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Child Law

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Section ProspectusThe mission of ISBA Child Law Section

  • to inform all lawyers practicing in the areas impacting children including but not limited to juvenile justice and child protection law, adoption, education, guardianship, family law of the current and significant developments in those areas;
  • to review, monitor and propose legislation in all legal areas impacting children;
  • to enhance the professional skills of lawyers who practice in these areas through continuing legal education programs and publications; and
  • to provide a forum for all entities, lawyers and other interested parties to work for the refinement and improvement of laws and systems impacting children.

Recent Related Cases

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Standing  |  3d Dist.

In re C.H., 2018 IL App (3d) 180089 (July 11, 2018) Will Co. (O'BRIEN) Appeal dismissed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

Weapons  |  1st Dist.

In re Jawan S., 2018 IL App (1st) 172955 (June 29, 2018) Cook Co., 4th Div, (ELLIS) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

Juvenile Sentencing  |  1st Dist.

In re K.M., 2018 IL App (1st) 172349 (June 29, 2018) Cook Co., 4th Div. (ELLIS) Affirmed in part and vacated in part; remanded with directions.

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

Juvenile Sentencing  |  1st Dist.

In re O.S., 2018 IL App (1st) 171765 (June 26, 2018) Cook Co., 2d Div, (PUCINSKI) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Juveniles  |  1st Dist.

In re Maurice J., 2018 IL App (1st) 172123 (June 20, 2018) Cook Co., 3rd Div, (LAVIN) Reversed.