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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

Juvenile Sentencing  |  4th Dist.

In re K.C., 2019 IL App (4th) 180693 (March 16, 2019) Champaign Co. (HARRIS) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Juvenile Sentencing  |  1st Dist.

In re Interest of J.P., 2019 IL App (1st) 181087 (March 1, 2019) Cook Co., 5th Div, (LAMPKIN) Affirmed and remanded.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Juveniles  |  1st Dist.

In re K.M., 2019 IL App (1st) 172322 (February 20, 2019) Cook Co., 3rd Div, (COBBS) Reversed and remanded with directions.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Abuse and Neglect  |  2d Dist.

In re N.B., 2019 IL App (2d) 180797 (February 20, 2019) Winnebago Co. (ZENOFF) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Abuse and Neglect  |  1st Dist.

In re Interest of Davion R., 2019 IL App (1st) 170426 (February 1, 2019) Cook Co., 5th Div, (HALL) Affirmed.